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Young Daniel Boone

Young Daniel Boone(1950)

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According to historical records as noted in modern sources, in 1775, as part of an agreement with Richard Henderson's Transylvania company, Daniel Boone led a group of settlers, which included his wife and daughter, from Yadkin, North Carolina to the Indian territory known as Kain-tu-kee. After the American Revolution, Boone worked as a surveyor along the Ohio River, but little of the film's plot was based on actual events. Many films and television shows based on the life of Daniel Boone have been made, including the 1923 short film Daniel Boone, which was part of the Yale University Press's Chronicles of America series; Daniel Boone Thru the Wilderness, a 1926 Sunset Productions film starring Roy Stewart and directed by either Frank S. Mattison or Robert N. Bradbury (see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1921-30; F2.1197); Daniel Boone, a 1936 RKO Radio Pictures production starring George O'Brien and directed by David Howard; Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer, a 1956 Republic picture starring Bruce Bennett and directed by Albert C. Gannaway and Ismael Rodriguez; and the NBC television series Daniel Boone, which starred Fess Parker and ran from 1964 to 1969.