Only four episodes of this show about young, unmarried Daniel Boone were shown. Boone does his exploring with three companions, Peter Dawes, a 12-year-old English boy; Hawk, a runaway slave... See full summary »
Only four episodes of this show about young, unmarried Daniel Boone were shown. Boone does his exploring with three companions, Peter Dawes, a 12-year-old English boy; Hawk, a runaway slave; and Tsiskwa, a Cherokee Indian. Meanwhile, Rebecca Bryan waits at home hoping that she and Daniel will marry. Written by
J.E. McKillop <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The series has a place in my heart, too. I was the location casting director, the one who cast the extras and local talent - all of whom were wonderful to work with! On many mornings the extras had to be at the hotel, to load up on buses, at 4:30 am, and the ride out to the set could take as long as 1 1/2 hours each way. They were always on time, carrying their pillows to sleep on the bus, and would cheerfully, although a little sleepy, head off to wardrobe and make-up at 6:00 am - Troopers, all of them! I remember getting a call from the head of production at Fox, complementing us on the amazing extras! And how happy he was with their work on the series. There were 8 episodes shot but only a few aired. We were up against some pretty heavy competition on the other networks, and many of us felt that we could have survived if we are only airing on a different day.
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