American Frontiersmen on Film and Television: Boone, Crockett, Bowie, Houston, Bridger and Carson

American Frontiersmen on Film and Television: Boone, Crockett, Bowie, Houston, Bridger and Carson

by Ed Andreychuk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0786421320

ISBN-13: 9780786421329

Pub. Date: 04/15/2005

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

From the French and Indian War to the Civil War, well over a hundred years of American history is reflected through the lives of six bold and famous men: Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, Sam Houston, Jim Bridger, and Kit Carson. Here is a book that details their lives, their legends, and the many films and television shows their stories inspired.

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Overview

From the French and Indian War to the Civil War, well over a hundred years of American history is reflected through the lives of six bold and famous men: Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, Sam Houston, Jim Bridger, and Kit Carson. Here is a book that details their lives, their legends, and the many films and television shows their stories inspired.

A biography of each frontiersman is followed by a detailed examination of films and television shows featuring that man as a character. Discussion of films includes cast and credit listings, synopses, and notes on the production, including comments on accuracy and interpretation. Television coverage includes listings of episode titles and discussion of each series' history.

The book is illustrated with both film stills and artwork of the frontiersmen. An appendix of documentaries and a bibliography are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786421329
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
04/15/2005
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Preface1
1Daniel Boone
Biography and Overview3
Filmography17
2Davy Crockett
Biography and Overview43
Filmography58
3Jim Bowie
Biography and Overview95
Filmography109
4Sam Houston
Biography and Overview132
Filmography145
5Jim Bridger
Biography and Overview173
Filmography185
6Kit Carson
Biography and Overview208
Filmography225
AppendixVideo Documentaries251
Bibliography255
Index259

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