Thursday, September 14, 2017

Fess Parker On The Danny Kaye Show

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For example, some don't know that Disney originally aired 5 episodes of the Davy Crockett TV series.  This 5 episode series was edited down  and then released as two separate movies.  Some links below take you directly to videos on Youtube, while others provide additional information on the shows.  

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  1. The Fess Parker Show (TV Short) Fess Hamilton - 1972
  2. Climb an Angry Mountain (TV Movie) Sheriff Elisha Cooper 1964-1970
  3. Daniel Boone (TV Series 165 Episodes) Daniel Boone 1964-1970
  4. The Red Skelton Hour Season 19, Episode 25 (TV Series) He Died with His Boots on Cause He Had Cold Feet to Start (1970) ... 
  5. Smoky Clint Barkley 1966
  6. Daniel Boone: Frontier Trail Rider 1964
  7. Burke's Law (TV Series) Herman Sitwell
  8. Who Killed WHO IV? (1964) ... Herman Sitwell 1964
  9. Destry (TV Series) Clarence Jones Destry Had a Little Lamb (1964) ... Clarence Jones 1963
  10. The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) Sheriff Ben Wister- Nothing Ever Happens in Linvale (1963) ... Sheriff Ben Wister
  11. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (TV Series) Senator Eugene Smith 1963
  12. Hell Is for Heroes Sgt. Pike 1962
  13. Death Valley Days (TV Series) Reverend Joel Todd / Curt Morrison - Miracle at Whiskey Gulch (1962) ... Reverend Joel Todd 1962 The Kickapoo Run (1954) ... Curt Morrison 1960
  14. General Electric Theater (TV Series) Jonathan West- Aftermath 1960
  15. The Jayhawkers! Cam Bleeker 1959
  16. Alias Jesse James Davy Crockett (uncredited) 1959
  17. The Hangman Sheriff Buck Weston 1959
  18. Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) - The Hasty Hanging (1958)
  19. The Light in the Forest Del Hardy 1958
  20. Playhouse 90 (TV Series) Pvt. Linus Powell 1957
  21. Old Yeller Jim Coates 1957
  22. Westward Ho, the Wagons! John 'Doc' Grayson 1956
  23. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color 5-episode TV Series on ABC from 1954-1955, "Davy Crockett, Indian Fighter" (December 15, 1954), "Davy Crockett Goes to Congress" (January 26, 1955), "Davy Crockett at the Alamo" (February 23, 1955), "Davy Crockett's Keelboat Race" (November 16, 1955), "Davy Crockett and the River Pirates" (December 14, 1955)
  24. Davy Crockett and the River Pirates  (movie) Made from two of the original episodes that aired on ABC 1956
  25. Along the Oregon Trail (1956) ... John 'Doc' Grayson
  26. Davy Crockett - The Pre-Opening Report from Disneyland/A Tribute to Mickey Mouse (1955) 
  27. Davy Crockett, King Of The Wild Frontier (Movie) Made from three of the original episodes that aired on ABC 1955
  28. The Great Locomotive Chase James J. Andrews 1955
  29. City Detective (TV Series) - Hearts and Flowers (1955) ... Tony
  30. Battle Cry Pvt. Speedy 1955
  31. The Bounty Hunter Wild Cowboy at Finale (uncredited) 1954
  32. My Little Margie (TV Series) - The All American (1954)
  33. Them! Alan Crotty 1954
  34. Annie Oakley (TV Series) Annie and the Mystery Woman Les Clinton - The Texas Sandman / Tom Conrad - Newspaper Publisher (1954)
  35. Dragonfly Squadron Texas Lieutenant (uncredited) 1954
  36. Stories of the Century (TV Series) - The Dalton Gang (1954)
  37. Dragnet (TV Series) Officer Harkness - The Big Winchester (1954)
  38. Thunder Over the Plains Kirby 1953
  39. Island in the Sky Fitch's Co-Pilot (uncredited) 1953
  40. The Kid from Left Field McDougal 1953
  41. Take Me to Town Long John (uncredited) 1953
  42. Man on a Tightrope Checkpoint Soldier (uncredited) 1952
  43. Springfield Rifle Jim Randolph (uncredited) 1952
  44. Untamed Frontier Clem McCloud 1952
  45. No Room for the Groom Cousin Ben (uncredited) 1952
  46. Harvey Leslie - Chauffeur (voice, uncredited) 1950

  1. PBS Pioneers of Television - TV Western Pioneers - Interview with Fess Parker 2010
  2. James May's Road Trip (TV Series documentary) 
  3. Singing The Daniel Boone Theme Song - Fess Parker Winery - 2006
  4. Directed by Norman Foster (Video documentary short) 2006
  5. CBS News Sunday Morning (TV Series)  2005
  6. Alamo Mania (TV Movie documentary)  2004
  7. 'Old Yeller': Remembering a Classic (Video documentary short)  2002
  8. A Conversation with Fess Parker (Video documentary short)  2001
  9. Disney Through the Decades (Video documentary short) 2001
  10. Disneyland: The First 50 Magical Years (Documentary short)
  11. Archive of American Television Interview of Fess by Don Carlton-Interviewer July 24, 2000
  12. The De la Peña Diary (Video documentary) 200
  13. The Sam Lasante Show - Interview of Fess Parker 1999
  14. Best Doggone Dog in the West: The Making of Walt Disney's 'Old Yeller'(Video documentary short)  1997
  15. Biography (TV Series documentary) 
  16. Davy Crockett in 'Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier' 1994
  17. The Wonderful World of Disney: 40 Years of Television Magic (TV Movie documentary) 1994
  18. Disney Family Album - Interview with Buddy Ebsen & Fess Parker 1988
  19. Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah (Video short) 1986
  20. The Disney Family Album (TV Series documentary) 
    Himself / Davy Crockett 1985
  21. All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan (TV Special)  1985
  22. NBC Salutes the 25th Anniversary of the Wonderful World of Disney (TV Movie documentary) 1978
  23. Hollywood's Talking (TV Series)  1973
  24. The Grand Opening of Walt Disney World (TV Movie documentary) 1971
  25. The Andy Williams Show (TV Series)  Episode 2.24 1971
  26. Della (TV Series)  Episode 1.127 1969
  27. Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters (TV Series) 1969
  28. The Joey Bishop Show (TV Series) 1969 Episode 3.253 and Episode 3.182
  29. Today (TV Series) Episode dated 25 August 1969 (1969), Episode dated 14 September 1964 (1964)
  30. The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show (TV Series) 1968
  31. The Jonathan Winters Show (TV Series) 1968
  32. The London Palladium Show (TV Series) Episode 2.6 1966
  33. The Soupy Sales Show - Guest appearance by Fess Parker 1965
  34. The Danny Kaye Show (TV Series) Episode #3.4 (1965)
  35. What's This Song? (TV Series) Episode dated 1 January 1965Episode dated 28 December 1964
  36. The Dean Martin Show - Guest appearance by Fess Parker 1965-1972 Episode 8.3-1972 and Episode 5.4-1969
  37. The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series) 1964
  38. Here's Hollywood (TV Series) Episode 2.24 1961
  39. Startime (TV Series) Merman on Broadway 1959
  40. The Juke Box Jury (TV Series) Episode dated 12 June 1959, - Episode dated 6 March 1959Episode dated 23 November 1956
  41. The 31st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) 1959
  42. Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series) 1954-1957 The Fourth Anniversary Show (1957) Behind the Scenes with Fess Parker (1956), The Disneyland Story (1954)
  43. The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) Episode #10.18 (1957), Episode #9.24 (1956)
  44. Disneyland, U.S.A. (Documentary short)  1956
  45. The George Gobel Show (TV Series) Episode 3.3 1956
  46. The Tin Pan Alley Show (TV Series) Episode 1.3 1956
  47. The 28th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) 1956
  48. Dateline: Disneyland (TV Special documentary) 1955
Thanks to imdb, TV Guide, Youtube & other sources for this info.

Daniel Boone TV Show DVDs

Liberation DVDs 2006-2009

The Liberation DVDs included digitally restored audio/video of all 165 episodes of the Daniel Boone TV show, as well as special features such as interviews with the cast of the show.  
50th Anniversary Box Set - 2014

50th Anniversary Box Set of all 165 episodes released in 2014.  There were no special features included, but the entire set was offered at $99.95 with free shipping & handling.

Walmart DVDs Release

The Walmart release appears to include some of the special features from the Liberation Entertainment DVDs.  

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Original Cave-In-Rock Ceremonies - TBT

Ceremonies for the formal dedication to the new Davy Crockett Route was held at the Cave-In-Rock Landing on July 10, 1955.

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