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Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer (1956)

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)
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Faron Callaway
Kem Dibbs ...
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Andy Callaway
Jacqueline Evans ...
Nancy Rodman ...
Susannah Boone
Freddy Fernández ...
Israel Boone (as Freddy Fernandez)
Carol Kelly ...
Eduardo Noriega ...
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Kenton
Gordon Mills ...
John Holder
Claudio Brook ...
James Boone (as Claude Brook)
Joe Ainley ...
Gen. Hamilton
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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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5 October 1956 (USA)  »

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2.35 : 1
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Like Fes Parker's portrayal of Daniel Boone, he is portrayed as being tall (6'2" in this movie). Daniel Boone was actually only around 5'8". See more »

Quotes

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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Stand Firm in the Faith
Music by Albert C. Gannaway
Lyrics by Hal Levy
Sung by the settlers in the fort
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Good Western
30 March 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm not a big fan of the western genre - meaning I watch some of them but not a lot of them. So this review is coming from one that watches westerns on occasions - depending on who is in the film, recommendations and/or what the movie is about. It was Lon Chaney that attracted my attention to this film mainly but I am also interested in film biographies and histories.

While this film maybe not be perfectly accurate it is a good film that gives us a fairly decent idea of what might have took place during the real Daniel Boone's life. I enjoyed the movie.

There are 3 songs in the film - although it's not exactly a musical those scenes are like a musical. They could have left them out of the film but it did not take away from the film to me.

Anyway - I liked this film and would watch it again.

8/10


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