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Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer (1956)

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Daniel Boone leads settlers into Kentucky, but must battle Shawnee Indians who have been persuaded by a French renegade that Boone and the settlers are there to kill them and steal their land.

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Blackfish (as Lon Chaney)
Faron Young ...
Faron Callaway
Kem Dibbs ...
Damian O'Flynn ...
Andy Callaway
Jacqueline Evans ...
Nancy Rodman ...
Susannah Boone
Freddy Fernández ...
Israel Boone (as Freddy Fernandez)
Carol Kelly ...
Eduardo Noriega ...
Squire Boone
Fred Kohler Jr. ...
Kenton
Gordon Mills ...
John Holder
Claudio Brook ...
James Boone (as Claude Brook)
Joe Ainley ...
Gen. Hamilton
Lee Morgan ...
Smitty
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Daniel Boone leads settlers into Kentucky, but must battle Shawnee Indians who have been persuaded by a French renegade that Boone and the settlers are there to kill them and steal their land.

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Andy Callaway: Well, this is it - a few sacks of grain, a few bags of powder. It'll take months to get enough settlers and supplies down here to man this fort. Meanwhile we can't fight redcoats *and* redskins!
Daniel Boone: It's up to us to keep the peace.
Andy Callaway: With a tomahawk in your back?
Daniel Boone: It isn't how you die, it's what you live for.
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Dan'l Boone
Music by Albert C. Gannaway
Lyrics by Hal Levy
Sung by the children on the wagon
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Another King of the Wild Frontier
31 August 2009 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

After hoo-hooing American Indians scalp number one son, frontiersman Bruce Bennett (as Daniel Boone) seems, at first, like he wants to get even; but, he really wants to make friends with the natives. When sad-eyed Indian chief Lon Chaney Jr. (as Blackfish) also loses number one son, it gets more difficult to clear up misunderstandings. Apparently, this was Republic Pictures' attempt to do for their "Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer" what Disney Studio's had successfully done with "Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier" (1955).

The "Dan'l Boone" song, whistled and sung by a group of children in a wagon, did not follow Fess Parker's "Davy Crockett" up the Hit Parade. Singer Faron Young (as Faron Callaway) doesn't perform the title song (perhaps wisely); he does sing "Long Green Valley", and makes a good impression as a blond boyfriend for Boone's daughter. But, Spanish actor Freddy Fernandez is the film's most valuable player. In a cute scene, Mr. Fernandez reminds Mr. Young the name of the character ("Susannah") he is supposed to be in love with.

**** Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer (10/5/56) Ismael Rodríguez ~ Bruce Bennett, Lon Chaney Jr., Faron Young, Freddy Fernandez


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