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'Buffalo Bill'  Cody
Wm. Frederick Cody [1846-1917]

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"The West of the old times, with its strong characters, its stern battles and its tremendous
stretches of loneliness, can never be blotted from my mind."

"Every Indian outbreak that I have ever known has resulted from broken promises and
broken treaties by the government."

"It was because of my great interest in the West, and my belief that its development would be
assisted by the interest I could awaken in others, that I decided to bring the West to the East
through the medium of the Wild West Show."

— 'Buffalo Bill' Cody


     B I O
     t e x t
     h e r e

Buffalo Bill Historical Center [est. 1917] in Cody, Wyoming
Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave in Golden, Colorado
'Buffalo Bill' Cody entry at Wikipedia
'Buffalo Bill' Cody credits [1894-1931] at Internet Movie Database
credits as character 'Buffalo Bill' at Internet Movie Database


Works  About  'Buffalo Bill' Cody

browse books about 'Buffalo Bill' Cody on Amazon

"From Prairie To Palace: The Lost Biography of Buffalo Bill"
[Rand, McNally & Co. orig 1893] by John M. Burke
From Prairie To Palace 1893 biogrphy of William F. Cody  In 1893, John M. Burke wrote a biography of Col. William F. Cody, the famous cowboy-turned-showman, that was the first book-length biography written by a public relations practitioner. (Burke was Cody’s promotions manager and press agent. and is generally credited with turning Cody into the legendary 'Buffalo Bill'.)
2005 edition: Edited by Tim Connor, Introduction by Jason Berger, PhD
Marquette Books 8¾x5¾ pb [4/2005] out of print/scarce
2009 facsimile edition
Kessinger Publng 9x6 pb [6/2009] for $21.24
Kessinger Publng 9x6 hardcover [6/2009] for $32.64
2011 facsimile edition
Nabu Press 9¾x7½ pb [10/2011] for $21.85

"Buffalo Bill: Last of The Great Scouts"
[orig 1899] by Helen Cody Wetmore
Buffalo Bill: Last of the Great Scouts book by Helen Cody Wetmore   Commemorative Edition: Foreword by Zane Grey; Illustrations from a rare 1903 edition by Frederic Remington, E.W. Deming & Rosa Bonheur, new Introduction by scholar Joy S. Kasson
Bison Books 9x6 pb [4/2003] for $18.95
other editions: Foreword by Zane Grey
Dodo Press 9x6 pb [10/2009] for $19.99
Forge mass pb [7/96] out of print/used
Hunter Publng 9x6 hardcover [1994] out of print/many used
Digital Scanning 9¼x6½ hardcover [10/2000] for $27.95

"Memories of Buffalo Bill" [D. Appleton & Co. 1919]
Memories Of Buffalo Bill book by Louisa Frederici Cody & Courtney Ryley Cooper  by {widow} Louisa Frederici Cody & Courtney Ryley Cooper
Kindle Edition from Pitt Publng [9/2008] for $6.95
BiblioBazaar 8¾x5¾ pb [7/2009] for $10.09
BiblioLife 9x6 hardcover [7/2009] for $32.99
New Library Press hardcover [2007] for $99.00

Buffalo Bill and the Wild West book by Sell & Weybright  "Buffalo Bill and The Wild West" [Oxford Univ Press 1953]
by Henry Blackman Sell & Victor Weybright

"The true story of the last of the great frontier scouts, the super-showman
who brought the Wild West to the world"
– with over 175 illustrations
Signet Key mass pb [1959] out of print/used
Signet Key mass pb [1959] out of print/used
Oxford Univ Press hardcover [1955] out of print/many used
Hamish Hamilton hardcover [1956] out of print/used
Lives and Legends of Buffalo Bill book by Donald B. Russell  "The Lives and Legends of Buffalo Bill" [1960]
by Don Russell

Univ OK Press 9¼x6 pb [5/79] for $24.95
Univ OK Press hardcover [12/69] out of print/used
Univ OK Press 9¼x6½ hardcover [1960] out of print/used
Búffalo Bill y su Época Spanish-language book by Ángel de Zavala  "Búffalo Bill y su Época" Spanish-language biography [1963]
by Ángel de Zavala

Bruguera Spain hardcover [1963] out of print/scarce
This Old Bill novel by Loren D. Estleman  "This Old Bill: A Novel Based On The Life of Buffalo Bill Cody" [1984]
by Loren D. Estleman

Kindle Edition from Crossroad Press [10/2012] for $3.99
Jove mass pb [5/99] out of print/many used
Doubleday 8½x6 hardcover [6/84] out of print/used
Buffalo Bill & His Wild West Pictorial Biography book by Joseph G. Rosa & Robin May  "Buffalo Bill and His Wild West: A Pictorial Biography" [1989]
by Joseph G. Rosa & Robin May

Univ Press of Kansas 9x7 pb [6/89] for $17.95
Univ Press of Kansas hardcover [6/89] out of print/used
Buffalo Bill's Town in the Rockies book edited by Jeannie Cook  "Buffalo Bill's Town In The Rockies: A Pictorial History of Cody, Wyoming"
[1996] by Jeannie Cook, Lynn Johnson Houze, Bob Edgar & Paul Fees

Park County Historical Society hardcover [8/96] out of print/used
Buffalo Bill Cody, Man Behind the Legend book by Robert A. Carter  "Buffalo Bill Cody: The Man Behind The Legend" [2000]
by Robert A. Carter

Wiley 9¼x6 pb [4/2002] for $24.95
Wiley 9½x6½ hardcover [10/2000] out of print/many used
Hickok and Cody novel by Matt Braun  "Hickok and Cody: A Novel" [2001] by Matt Braun
Russia's Grand Duke Alexis hires 'Wild Bill' Hickok and 'Buffalo Bill' Cody as guides for a buffalo hunt in the wilds of Western America. But a passing westbound 'orphan train' brings murder and mayhem, and the two buffalo hunters backtrack to New York City to root out the cold-blooded killers at the source.
St. Martin's mass pb [5/2001] out of print/many used

The  Adventures  of  Young  Buffalo  Bill
YA Western novel series by E. Cody Kimmel, illustrated by Scott Snow

Adventures of Young Buffalo Bill To The Frontier YA novel by E. Cody Kimmel  "To The Frontier" [ages 8-12; 2002]
Eight-year-old Bill Cody's family moves from Iowa to the wilds
of Kansas, a hotbed of abolitionist and pro-slavery tension.

HarperTrophy 8x5¼ pb [1/2004] out of print/many used
HarperCollins 8¼x5¾ hardcover [5/2002] out of print/used
Adventures of Young Buffalo Bill One Sky Above Us YA novel by E. Cody Kimmel  "One Sky Above Us" [ages 8-12; 2002]
Life in Kansas has its excitements, but is mostly hard work, and the pro-
slavery 'border ruffians' are trying to push the Cody family out of the state.

HarperTrophy 8x5¼ pb [1/2004] out of print/used
HarperCollins 9x6 hardcover [10/2002] out of print/used
Adventures of Young Buffalo Bill In the Eye of The Storm YA novel by E. Cody Kimmel  "In The Eye of The Storm" [2003]
Bill's father is stabbed by a pro-slavery border ruffian and goes into hiding;
young Bill is then the man of the family, while contending with school; when
now-frail Pa returns, Bill's respnsibilities continue to be those of an adult.

HarperCollins hardcover [8/00] out of print/used
HarperCollins 8½x6 library hardcover [1/2003] out of print/used
Adventures of Young Buffalo Bill West On The Wagon Train YA novel by E. Cody Kimmel  "West On The Wagon Train" [2003]
After Pa dies, Bill hires on with a westward-bound wagon train to feed
the family, and is befriended by Kansas lawman 'Wild Bill' Hickok.

HarperCollins 8½x5¾ hardcover [6/2003] out of print/used

Last Chance Western novel by Jason Manning  "Last Chance" [2003] by Jason Manning
Gunfighter Ethan Payne hires out as a regulator in the Wyoming range wars; but when an innocent man is killed, Ethan looks for a new career and is rescued by 'Buffalo Bill' Cody and his new Wild West Show.
St. Martin's mass pb [12/2003] out of print/used
Images of America Cody, Wyoming book by Lynn Johnson Houze  "Cody, Wyoming (Images of America)" [2008] by Lynn Johnson Houze
'Buffalo Bill' Cody was one of the founders of the City of Cody [est. 1896], which is the seat of Park County in the northwest corner of Wyoming.
Arcadia Publng 9x6½ pb [5/2008] for $17.15
"Cody [Wyoming], Then & Now (Images of America)" [2008]
by Lynn Johnson Houze

Arcadia Publng 9x6½ pb [4/2011] for $17.15

"Buffalo Bill: The King of Border Men" [dime novel] by Ned Buntline
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bill-King-Border-Men/dp/0941947009/ (Dec 1988)

"Buffalo Bill: His Family, Friends, Fame, Failures and Fortunes" [12/1979] by Nellie Irene Snyder Yost
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bill-Friends-Failures-Fortunes/dp/0804007667/

"Buckskins, Bullets, and Business: A History of Buffalo Bill's Wild West" [3/1986] by Sarah J. Blackstone
http://www.amazon.com/Buckskins-Bullets-Business-History-Contributions/dp/0313245967/

"Buffalo Bill: Myth and Reality" [6/1998] by Eric V. Sorg
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bill-Eric-V-Sorg/dp/1580960030/

"Buffalo Bill" [5/2002] by Jacques Portes
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bill-Jacques-Portes/dp/2213612862/

"William F. Cody's Wyoming Empire: The Buf..." [10/2007] by Robert E. Bonner
http://www.amazon.com/William-F-Codys-Wyoming-Empire/dp/0806138297/

"Buffalo Bill: Scout, Showman, Visionary" [7/2010] by Steve Friesen
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bill-Scout-Showman-Visionary/dp/B005B1L1MY/

"Buffalo Bill Cody (Legends of the Wild West Series)" [8/2010] by Ronald A. Reis
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bill-Cody-Legends-Wild/dp/160413528X/

"Memories of Buffalo Bill [Hardcover] by Louisa F. Cody & Courtney R. Cooper
http://www.amazon.com/Memories-Buffalo-Bill-Louisa-Cody/dp/0548270392/

Sherlock Holmes und Old Shatterhand mystery novel by Klaus-Peter Walter  "Sherlock Holmes und Old Shatterhand" [2011]
by Klaus-Peter Walter

The British detective Sherlock Holmes visits Dresden, Germany and meets fellow Brits George Bernard Shaw, Prof. Henry Higgins, and Eliza Doolitle and American showman 'Buffalo Bill' Cody and German author Karl May in a series of cases.
Blitz Verlag German-language 19.2x13.2cm hardcover [2011] for €15,95 via Amazon.DE
Buffalo Bill Megapack in Kindle format from Wildside Press  "The Buffalo Bill Megapack: 5 Classic Books About Buffalo Bill Cody" [2013]
Kindle Edition from Wildside Press [4/2013] for 99¢ {sic}
includes "The Life and Adventures of Buffalo Bill" [F.E. Bliss 1879] by Col. William F. Cody; "Adventures of Buffalo Bill From Boyhood To Manhood" [1881] by Col. Prentiss Ingraham; "Last of The Great Scouts" [1899] by Helen Cody Wetmore; "An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W.F. Cody)" [1904] by Buffalo Bill; and "Buffalo Bill and The Pony Express" [1916] by Elmer Sherwood


Silent Movies Featuring
'Buffalo Bill' Cody & His Wild West Show

'Buffalo Bill' Cody credits [1894-1931] at Internet Movie Database

★           ★

"Buffalo Bill's Wild West with Annie Oakley" [Edison Co. 1894 silent short]
available on several 'Treasures' DVD collections • credits at IMDb
watch free online [0:21] at Internet Archive

"Buffalo Dance" [Edison 1894 silent short]
with five members of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show
available on several 'Treasures' DVD collections • credits at IMDb
watch free online [0:14] at Internet Archive

★           ★

"Buffalo Bill and Escort" [1897 silent short]
"Indian War Council" [1898 silent short]
"Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show" [1900 silent short]
"Buffalo Bill's Wild West Parade" [1900 silent short]
"Buffalo Bill's Show Parade" [1900 silent short]
"Buffalo Bill's Wild West Parade" [1900 silent short]
"Buffalo Bill's Wild West Parade" [1901 silent short]
"Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show" [1902 silent short]
"Buffalo Bill's Street Parade" [1903 documentary silent short]
"Buffalo Bill's Parade" [1903 documentary silent short]
"Les Aventures de Buffalo Bill" [1909 silent short]
"Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Pawnee Bill's Far East" [1910 silent short]
"The Life of Buffalo Bill" [1912 silent short]
"The Wild West Comes To Town" [1913 documentary silent short]
"Sitting Bull: The Hostile Sioux Indian Chief" [1914 silent short]
"The Indian Wars" [1914] as producer
"The Adventures of Buffalo Bill" [1914]
"The Indian Wars" [1914]
"The Circus Girl's Romance" [1915 silent short]
"The Adventures of Buffalo Bill" [1917 documentary]
"The Buffalo Bill Show" [1917 documentary]


Movies  About  'Buffalo Bill' Cody
credits as character 'Buffalo Bill' at Internet Movie Database
search DVDs on keywords 'Buffalo Bill Cody' at Amazon

★           ★

"In The Days of Buffalo Bill" 18-chapter silent serial
[Universal Film Mfg. Co. Sept 1922]
In the Days of Buffalo Bill 18-chapter silent serial  Although the film is long lost, the plot appears to include young Art Taylor and Bill Cody during the U.S. Civil War, the assassination of President Lincoln, the Indian Wars, and the Golden Spike ceremony of the Transcontinental Railroad; location filming in California and at the 101 Ranch in Oklahoma. Chapter titles: 1. Bonds of Steel; 2. In The Enemy's Hands; 3. The Spy; 4. The Sword of Grant and Lee; 5. The Man of The Ages; 6. Prisoners of The Sioux; 7. Shackles of Fate; 8. The Last Shot; 9. From Tailor To President; 10. Empire Builders; 11. Perils of The Plains; 12. The Hand of Justice; 13. Trails of Peril; 14. The Scarlet Doom; 15. Men of Steel; 16. The Brink of Eternity; 17. A Race To the Finish; and 18. Driving The Golden Spike Directed by Edward Laemmle; story and scenario by Robert Dillon; starring Art Acord, Duke R. Lee {as Bill Cody}, Ruth Royce, George A. Williams, Jay Morley, Otto Nelson, Jim Corey {as Quantrell}, Burton Law, William De Vaull, Joel Day & J. Herbert Frank {as Abraham Lincoln}, Charles Colby, John W. Morris & Tex Driscoll {as Gen. Grant}, Lafe McKee {as Robert E. Lee}, Harry Myers, Chief Lightheart {as Sitting Bull}, William F. Moran {as John Wilkes Booth} & Silver Tip Baker
VHS/DVD/Blu-ray not available { considered to be a lost film }credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

★           ★

"Fighting With Buffalo Bill" 10-chapter silent serial
[Universal Pictures Aug 1926]
Fighting With Buffalo Bill 10-chapter silent serial  Plot details unknown; chapter titles: 1. Westward; 2. The Red Menace; 3. The Blazing Arrow; 4. The Death Trap; 5. The Renegade; 6. The Race For Life; 7. Buried Alive; 8. Desperate Chances; 9. The Shadow of Evil; and 10. At the End of The Trail Directed by Ray Taylor; starring Wallace MacDonald, Elsa Benham, Edmund Cobb {as 'Buffalo Bill'}, Robert Homans, Cuyler Supplee, Grace Cunard, Howard Truesdale, Nelson McDowell & Harry Blake
VHS/DVD/Blu-ray not available { considered to be a lost film }
credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
★           ★

"The Indians Are Coming" 12-chapter serial
[Universal Pictures Oct 1930]
The Indians Are Coming 12-chapter serial starring Tim McCoy  Released as a talkie, as well as a silent version (for theaters not yet equipped for sound); Jack goes East to deliver some gold to his pal George's brother; while rescuing George's niece Mary, Jack drops the gold, which is picked up by bad guy Rance – that's just Chapter 1, followed by Indian raids, prairie fires, a mine tunnel explosion, and gunfights & knifefights. {NOTE: The only connection to Bill Cody is that his book is credited on IMDb.} Chapter Titles: 1. Pals In Buckskin; 2. A Call To Arms; 3. A Furnace of Fear; 4. The Red Terror; 5. The Circle of Death; 6. Hate's Harvest; 7. Hostages of Fear; 8. The Dagger Duel; 9. The Blast of Death; 10. Redskin's Vengeance; 11. Frontiers Aflame; and 12. The Trail's End Produced & directed by Henry MacRae; based on Cody's book "The Great West That Was"; starring Tim McCoy, Allene Ray, Edmund Cobb, Francis Ford {dual role}, Wilbur McGaugh, Bud Osborne, Charles F. Royal, Chief Thunderbird & Dynamite the Dog
VHS/DVD/Blu-ray not available • full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

★           ★

"Battling With Buffalo Bill" 12-chapter serial
[Universal Pictures Nov 1931]
Battling With Buffalo Bill 12-chapter serial starring Tom Tyler  A gambler hears about a local gold strike and kills an Indian woman, which sets off an Indian uprising (to kill off members of the town); but 'Buffalo Bill' Cody and the U.S. Army Cavalry arrive, so the bad guy switches to Plan B. Chapter Titles: 1. Captured By Redskins; 2. Circling Death; 3. Between Hostile Tribes; 4. The Savage Horde; 5. The Fatal Plunge; 6. Trapped; 7. The Unseen Killer; 8. Sentenced To Death; 9. The Death Trap; 10. A Shot From Ambush; 11. The Flaming Death; and 12. Cheyenne Vengeance Directed by Ray Taylor; based on Cody's book "The Great West That Was"; starring Tom Tyler, Lucile Browne, William Desmond, Rex Bell, Francis Ford, George Regas, Yakima Canutt, Chief Thunderbird, athlete Jim Thorpe & Franklyn Farnum
V.C.I. Ent. b&w DVD [12/2007] for $14.99
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

watch "Battling With Buffalo Bill" free online at Internet Archive: chapters 1-6chapters 7-12

★           ★

"Custer's Last Stand" 12-chapter serial [Stage & Screen Prodns Jan 1936]
Custer's Last Stand 1936 serial & feature film  Indians attack a party of white men and one of the survivors captures an Indian medicine arrow; one of the Indians tells outlaw Blade that he found gold but will trade the location only for that medicine arrow. Chapter Titles: 1. Perils of The Plains; 2. Thundering Hoofs; 3. Fires of Vengeance; 4. The Ghost Dancers; 5. Trapped; 6. Human Wolves; 7. Demons of Disaster; 8. White Treachery; 9. Circle of Death; 10. Flaming Arrow; 11. Warpath; 12. Firing Squad; 13. Red Panthers; 14. Custer's Last Ride; and 15. The Last Stand Directed by Elmer Clifton; starring Rex Lease, Lona Andre, William Farnum, Ruth Mix, Jack Mulhall, Nancy Caswell, George Chesebro, Dorothy Gulliver, Frank McGlynn Jr. {as Gen. Custer}, Helen Gibson, Josef Swickard, Chief Thundercloud, Reed Howes, Ted Adams {as 'Buffalo Bill' Cody}, Carl Mathews, Allen Greer {as 'Wild Bill' Hickok}, High Eagle, Howling Wolf, Chief John Big Tree & Iron Eyes Cody
Alpha Video b&w DVD [3/2005] for $7.98
V.C.I./F.F.I. b&w VHS [9/2001] 2 tapes - out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDbserial entry at Wikipedia
84-minute feature film version [Stage & Screen Prodns April 1936]
full credits at IMDb11"x17" poster from Amazon for $7.75

★           ★

"Young Buffalo Bill" [1940] starring Roy Rogers
http://www.archive.org/details/YoungBuffaloBill

"BB" 1944 movie w/Joel McCrae 6301528573

"Buffalo Bill In Tomahawk Territory" [1952] starring Clayton Moore

★           ★

"Pony Express" [Paramount May 1953]
1953 Pony Express feature film starring Charlton Heston  Filmed in Technicolor™ in California & Utah; fictional tale of 'Buffalo Bill' Cody and 'Wild Bill' Hickok working together on the Pony Express, battling hostile Injuns, California secessionists, and multiple gangs of outlaws to keep the mail service in operation. Directed by Jerry Hopper; script by Charles Marquis Warren, based on a story by Frank Gruber; starring Charlton Heston as Cody, Rhonda Fleming, Jan Sterling, Forrest Tucker as Hickok, Michael Moore, Porter Hall {as Jim Bridger}, Richard Shannon, Henry Brandon, Stuart Randall, Lewis Martin & Pat Hogan {as Chief Yellow Hand}
Olive Films color DVD [4/2012] for $16.93
Paramount Home Video color VHS [1998] for $20.00
Kartes Video clamshell color VHS [undated] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

★           ★

"Buffalo Bill, Jr." [Flying 'A' Prodns 1955-56]
42-episode b&w TV series that had nothing to do with William Cody; title character was adult raised by foster parent Judge Wiley;
starred Dickie Jones, Harry Cheshire & Nancy Gilbert • series credits at IMDbseries entry at Wikipedia

★           ★

"Badman's Country" [Warner Aug 1958]
Badman's Country movie poster directed by Fred F. Sears, starring George Montgomery, Buster Crabbe & Gregory Walcott  Pat Garrett, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday & 'Bat' Masterson try to prevent Butch Cassidy's gang from stealing a gold shipment on the railroad at Abilene, Kansas. Directed by Fred F. Sears; starring George Montgomery {as Garrett}, Buster Crabbe {as Wyatt}, Gregory Walcott {as Masterson}, Neville Brand {as Cassidy}, Russell Johnson {as Sundance}, Malcolm Atterbury {as 'Buffalo Bill' Cody} & Karin Booth
video/DVD not available; full credits from IMDb
★           ★

"Buffalo Bill, Hero of The Far West" [1965] /tt0057904/ starring Gordon Scott

★           ★

"Buffalo  Bill  &  The  Indians,  or  Sitting
Bull's  History  Lesson"
[De Laurentiis June 1976]
Buffalo Bill & The Indians  Before the invention of the motion picture, the traveling Wild West shows of Buffalo Bill and others created 'The Show Business'. Directed by Robert Altman; based on the stage play by Arthur L. Kopit; starring Paul Newman {as 'Buffalo Bill' Cody}, Joel Grey, Geraldine Chaplin, Frank Kaquitts, Will Sampson, Frank Kaquitts, Pat McCormick, Shelley Duvall, Noelle Rogers & Burt Lancaster
MGM/UA widescreen DVD [5/2001] for $17.98
MGM/UA color VHS [5/2000] for $14.95
full credits from IMDb
Bantam movie tie-in pb [1976] out of print/used
Based on the 1969 stage play "Indians: A Play" by Arthur L. Kopit
Bantam movie tie-in pb [1976] out of print/used

★           ★

"The Legend of The Lone Ranger"
[Wrather Prodns/Universal May 1981]
Legend of The Lone Ranger 1981 movie  After a modified version of the Origin Legend (six Texas Rangers ambushed by evil Butch Cavendish, etc), Lone Ranger and Tonto rescue kidnapped President Ulysses Grant from Cavendish and his gang. Location filming in California & Utah, and at Abiquiu, Bonanza Creek Ranch, Cook Ranch, Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Eaves Movie Ranch & Santa Fe in New Mexico; co-produced by Jack Wrather & Lew Grade; directed by William A. Fraker; cinematography by László Kovács; starring Klinton Spilsbury {overdubbed by James Keach}, Michael Horse, Christopher Lloyd, Matt Clark, Juanin Clay, Jason Robards, John Bennett Perry, David Hayward, John Hart, Richard Farnsworth {as 'Wild Bill' Hickok}, Lincoln Tate {as Gen. George A. Custer}, Ted Flicker {as 'Buffalo Bill' Cody} & Marc Gilpin
LionsGate color DVD [8/2008] for $11.99
Family Home Ent. color VHS [6/95] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
see also 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore's Lone Ranger Page

★           ★

"The Young Riders" ABC-TV series [Sept 1989 - July 1992]
cast of The Young Riders TV series 1989-92  Total of 67 one-hour episodes; pilot filmed in California, further episodes at Mescal Movie Ranch south of Tucson, Arizona; the stories focused on a group of riders based at the Pony Express station at Sweetwater in Nebraska Territory. Exec produced by Jonas McCord; starring Stephen Baldwin as Bill Cody, Josh Brolin as James Butler Hickok, Ty Miller as The Kid, Anthony Zerbe, Brett Cullen, Travis Fine, Melissa Leo, Gregg Rainwater, Yvonne Suhor, Don Franklin, Christopher Pettiet {as Jesse James}; guest actors included Jamie Walters {as Frank James} & Frederic Forrest; won Primetime Emmy Awards for Costumes & Music
series credits at IMDbseries entry at Wikipedia
"24-Hour Marathon" on DVD: a hodgepodge of episodes from the three seasons
T.G.G. Direct color DVD [10/2012] 32 episodes on 8 disks for $16.90

The Young Riders TV series Complete Season 1 on DVD   Complete Season 1 on DVD [2013]
T.G.G. Direct color DVD set [2/2013] 5 disks for $13.18
"Best of Season 1" on DVD [2012]: pilot and five episodes
T.G.G. Direct color DVD set [8/2012] 2 disks for $4.99
Complete Season 2 on DVD [someday?]
sign up to be notified when Season 2 becomes available at Amazon
Complete Season 3 on DVD [2013]
T.G.G. Direct color DVD set [2/2013] 5 disks for $13.18

★           ★

"History Channel: The Real West" [1992-93] DVD Box Set
History Channel, The Real West DVD box set   A&E Home Video color DVD [undated] 4 disks for $25.99
contains 8 feature-length documentary films [aired 1992-93] hosted by Kenny Rogers: segment titles are "Buffalo Bill", "Wild Bill Hickok", "The James Gang", "The Texas Rangers", "Legendary Cowboys", "Law Behind The Tin Star", "Ten Most Wanted", and "Guns That Tamed The West"
series credits at IMDb
★           ★

"Buffalo Girls" TV movie  [CBS-TV April 1995]
Filmed at Bonanza Creek Ranch, Charles R Ranch, Cook Ranch, Las Vegas, and Valles Caldera National Preserve
in northern New Mexico; directed by Rod Hardy; teleplay by Cynthia Whitcomb, based on the novel by Larry McMurtry;
starring Anjelica Huston {as Calamity Jane}, Melanie Griffith, Gabriel Byrne, Peter Coyote {as 'Buffalo Bill' Cody},
Tracey Walter, Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman, Jack Palance, Charlayne Woodard, John Diehl, Liev Schreiber,
Andrew Bicknell, Paul Lazar, Russell Means {as Sitting Bull}, Reba McEntire {as Annie Oakley}, Sam Elliott
{as 'Wild Bill' Hickok} & Jerry King • full credits at IMDb

★           ★

"Wild Bill" [United Artists Dec 1995]
written & directed by Walter Hill, starring Jeff Bridges [as 'Wild Bill' Hickok}, Ellen Barkin {as Calamity Jane},
Keith Carradine {as 'Buffalo Bill' Cody}

★           ★

"Buffalo Bill: Showman of The West" [A&E Biography July 1997] /tt0400091/

★           ★

"Buffalo Bill's Wild West: How The Myth Was Made" [2003] episode
of "Arena" documentary TV series; based on Buffalo Bill's autobiography

★           ★

"Hidalgo" [Touchstone/Buena Vista March 2004]
Hidalgo horse-race movie starring Viggo Mortensen  The legendary tale of an American cowboy who risked the lives of himself and his mustang cowpony in a dangerous 3,000-mile race across the Arabian desert in 1890; DVD/Blu-ray extras include a short film and a featurette Directed by Joe Johnston; written by John Fusco; starring Viggo Mortensen, Zuleikha Robinson, Omar Sharif, Louise Lombard, J.K. Simmons {as 'Buffalo Bill' Cody}, Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman, Elizabeth Berridge {as Annie Oakley}, C. Thomas Howell & Frank Collison (as Texas Jack}; screenwriter won Spur Award from Western Writers of America
Touchstone Home Ent. widescreen color Blu-ray [4/2008] for $7.99
Touchstone / Disney widescreen color DVD [8/00] for $6.99
Touchstone / Disney color DVD [8/2004] for $6.99
Touchstone / Disney color VHS [8/2004] for $14.55
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia
Hidalgo & Other Stories book by Frank T. Hopkins  "Hidalgo and Other Stories by Frank T. Hopkins" [2004]
by David Dary, Basha O'Reilly & CuChullaine O'Reilly

Frank Hopkins was a rider and an advocate for the preservatrion of mustang horse herds in America; the rest of his stories are basically just stories: no evidence has been found of his working for Buffalo Bill's Wild West show (and certainly not for 32 years), nor for his winning over 400 horse races, including the 'Oceans of Fire' race in Arabia.
The Long Riders' Guild Press pb [1/2004] for $16.92
official Frank T. Hopkins websiteFrank T. Hopkins entry at Wikipedia
★           ★

"The Hard Ride" [Talmarc Prodns for Feb 2013 release]
Location filming set for Bonanza Creek Ranch, Eaves Movie Ranch & Santa Fe Studios near Santa Fe, New Mexico;
co-produced, written & directed by Thadd Turner; Hickok not yet cast (10/2011); cast attached include Elisabeth Shue,
Val Kilmer, Wes Studi, Christopher Atkins {as George Custer}, Tim Abell {as 'Buffalo Bill' Cody}
& David Busse {as John Wesley Hardin} • latest info at IMDb



Books  by  'Buffalo Bill' Cody

"An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill: The Life of Colonel William F. Cody" [F.E. Bliss 1879]
online HTML text http://www.talewins.com/westerns/Bill1.htm
also known as "The Great West That Was" [The Star Co. 1916]
http://www.amazon.com/Autobiography-Buffalo-Bill-William-Cody/dp/1934941239/
http://www.amazon.com/Autobiography-Buffalo-Bill/dp/1467922242/

"An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill" [1920] Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth
http://www.amazon.com/Autobiography-Buffalo-Bill-Colonel-ebook/dp/B002CQTXUS/
http://www.amazon.com/Autobiography-Buffalo-Bill-Colonel-Timeless/dp/145386010X/(Oct 8, 2010)
http://www.amazon.com/Autobiography-Buffalo-Bill-Colonel-Cody/dp/1258126028/ pb
http://www.amazon.com/Autobiography-Buffalo-Bill-Colonel-Cody/dp/1258016907/

"Buffalo Bill's Life Story: An Autobiography by Buffalo Bill Cody
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bills-Life-Story-Autobiography/dp/160239752X/
http://www.amazon.com/Autobiography-Buffalo-Bill-Col-Cody/dp/B000ETUUWU/

 book by   

"The Life of William F. Cody, Known As Buffalo Bill" [Harper & Brother 1904 autobiography] also known as "The Life of Hon. William F. Cody, Known As Buffalo Bill, The Famous Hunter, Scout and Guide", "The Life & Adventures of William F. Cody", and "The Adventures of Buffalo Bill Cody"
Bison Books 9x6 pb [10/2011] for $20.40
Bison Books 7¾x5¼ pb [10/78] for $19.95
CreateSpace 10x8 pb [9/2010] for $7.95
Univ Nebraska Press 9x6¼ hardcover [10/2011] for $75.00

Selected Letters of William F. Cody book edited by Sarah Blackstone  
"The Business of Being Buffalo Bill: Selected Letters of William F. Cody,
1879-1917" [1988] Edited by Sarah J. Blackstone

Praeger Publrs 8¼x5½ hardcover [5/88] for $83.95

Family  &  Friends

sister Helen Cody Wetmore [?-1911] - married 1893, many years in Duluth, MN

wife Louisa Frederici Cody [1843-1921] - married 1866, widowed 1917
they had four children together

Annie Oakley [Phoebe Ann Moses, 1860-1926]
"Annie Get Your Gun"

"Buffalo Bill and Sitting Bull: Inventing The Wild West" [8/2009] by Bobby Bridger
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bill-Sitting-Bull-Inventing/dp/0292721633/

"Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief: The Life of White Beaver Powell, Buffalo Bill's Blood Brother"
[7/2002] by Eric V. Sorg /1571686509/

Texas Jack

Buffalo  Bill's  Wild  West  Shows

"The Daring Buffalo Chasers of The Plains" stageplay [1867] in Niagara Falls, NY

"Scouts of The Plains" stageplay [1873]
'Buffalo Bill' Cody and Texas Jack invited 'Wild Bill' Hickok to join them in performing on tour; Hickok and Texas Jack
soon left the show; the troupe toured for ten years, before Cody left to form "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" in 1883

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  Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show billboard or window card  
Buffalo Bill's
Wild West Show
billboard or window card

source not found

  poster for Buffalo Bill's Wild West & Pawnee Bill's Great Far East  
Buffalo Bill's Wild West
and Pawnee Bill's
Great Far East

18"x24" giclée print
from Amazon for $64.99
  poster of Buffalo Bill's Wild West & Pioneer Exhibition  
Buffalo Bill's Wild West
& Pioneer Exhibition

20"x16" poster
from Amazon for $2.99
  poster for Buffalo Bill's Wild West & Congress of Rough Riders  
Buffalo Bill's Wild West
& Congress of Rough Riders

20"x24" poster
from Amazon for $57.00

browse Art / Decor / Posters search on 'Buffalo Bill Wild West' {200+ items} at Amazon

Cowboy Culture / Wild West Shows Section at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore

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"Annie Oakley and Buffalo Bill's Wild West" [8/1981] by Isabelle S. Sayers
http://www.amazon.com/Annie-Oakley-Buffalo-Bills-Wild/dp/0486241203/

http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bill-His-Wild-West/dp/0700603999/ [6/1989]

"Buffalo Bill's Wild West: An American Legend" [Random House 1998] by R.L. Wilson ISBN 978-0375501067
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bills-Wild-West-American/dp/0785818944/

Wild West Shows and the Images of American Indians, 1883-1933"
[U.N.M. Press 1999] by L.G. Mosesl ISBN 0826320899

Wild West Shows book by Paul Reddin  "Wild West Shows" [1999] by Paul Reddin
book's primary focus is on the shows of 'Buffalo Bill' Cody & 101 Ranch & Tom Mix
Univ Illinois Press 9x6 pb [6/99] for $37.00
hardcover [6/99] out of print/used

"Buffalo Bill's Wild West: Celebrity, Memory, and Popular History" [10/2001] by Joy S. Kasson
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bills-Wild-West-Celebrity/dp/0809032449/

"From Traveling Show to Vaudeville: Theatrical Spectacle in America, 1830-1910" [9/2003]
by Robert M. Lewis /0801870879/

"The Colonel and Little Missie: Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, and The Beginnings of Superstardom
In America" [2004] by Larry McMurtry
http://www.amazon.com/Colonel-Little-Missie-Beginnings-Superstardom/dp/B002NQAHES/
http://www.amazon.com/Colonel-Little-Missie-Superstardom-photographs/dp/0743271726/

"Buffalo Bill In Bologna: The Americanization of The World, 1869-1922" (Aug 8, 2005)
by Robert W. Rydell & Rob Kroes
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bill-Bologna-Americanization-1869-1922/dp/0226732428/

"Buffalo Gals: Women of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show" [10/2005] by Chris Enss
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Gals-Women-Bills-Wild/dp/0762735651/

"Buffalo Bill's America" [2005] by Louis S. Warren
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bills-America-Louis-Warren/dp/0375726586/
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bills-America-William-Cody/dp/0375412166/

"Buffalo Bill On Stage" [5/2008] by Sandra K. Sagala
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bill-Stage-Sandra-Sagala/dp/0826344275/

"Your Fathers The Ghosts: Buffalo Bill's Wild West in Scotland" [3/2009] by Tom F. Cunningham
http://www.amazon.com/Your-Fathers-Ghosts-Buffalo-Scotland/dp/1845021177/

"Buffalo Bill's British Wild West" [7/2009] by Alan Gallop
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Bills-British-Wild-West/dp/0752450603/

"The Many Loves of Buffalo Bill: The True of Story of Life on the Wild West Show" [1/2010] by Chris Enss
http://www.amazon.com/Many-Loves-Buffalo-Bill-Story/dp/076274815X/

"Four Years in Europe with Buffalo Bill" [10/2010] by Charles Eldridge Griffin & Chris Dixon
http://www.amazon.com/Years-Europe-Buffalo-Papers-William/dp/0803234651/
http://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-William-Charles-Eldridge-Griffin/dp/B004U70RX4/

"The Last of the Wild West Cowgirls: A True Story" [2/2011] by Kay Turnbaugh
http://www.amazon.com/Last-Wild-West-Cowgirls-ebook/dp/B004P8JOQY/

see also Spirit of America Bookstore's 'The American Circus' Page

L i n k s
Buffalo Bill Historical Center [est. 1917] in Cody, Wyoming
Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave in Golden, Colorado
'Buffalo Bill' Cody entry at Wikipedia
'Buffalo Bill' Cody credits [1894-1931] at Internet Movie Database
credits as character 'Buffalo Bill' at Internet Movie Database
browse books about 'Buffalo Bill' Cody on Amazon

Buffalo Bills football team

Buffalo Bill Cody Beer [est. 2011] in Cody, Wyoming

here on the Wm. F. 'Buffalo Bill' Cody [1846-1917] Page at 'Readers of The Purple Sage' Western Bookstore

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