Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Overlooked Films: Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier (1955)

I was mighty surprised to find this film on YouTube, but as long as it remains, it bears watching. This theatrical release was pieced together from the first three episodes of the Disneyland mini-series. Most of the footage is from "Davy Crockett Indian Fighter" and "Davy Crockett at the Alamo," with just a touch of episode 2, "Davy Crockett Goes to Congress." Too bad. Davy Crockett is exactly what Congress needs right now.


Rick said...

The last time I saw this I was 5 years old. I had to run out and get me a coonskin cap like every other child back then. I remember it being black and white. Thanks for posting it.

Evan Lewis said...

My memories are in black in white, too. We didn't have a color TV.

Rick Robinson said...

It was in color, certainly. I got my Davy Crockett cap at Disneyland, not too long after the place opened.