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'Wild Bill'  Hickok
James Butler Hickok [1837-1876]

photo poster of 'Wild Bill' Hickok [1837-76], taken in Leavenworth, Kansas          The Legend

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"Wild Bill [Hickok] was a strange character. Add to this figure a costume blending the immaculate
neatness of the dandy with the extravagant taste and style of a frontiersman, you have Wild Bill,
the most famous scout on the Plains."  — General George A. Custer [1839-76]


     B I O

     h e r e

James Butler 'Wild Bill' Hickok (not spelled 'Hickock')
died 8/2/1876 while playing poker at Nuttal & Mann's Number Ten Saloon in Deadwood, South Dakota

'Wild Bill' Hickok entry at Wikipedia
search books about 'Wild Bill' Hickok at Amazon

Movies, TV & Videos
About 'Wild Bill' Hickok

character 'Wild Bill Hickok' listing on Internet Movie Database
keywords 'wild bill hickok' listing on Internet Movie Database
search for Bill Hickok on DVD at Amazon
search for {mis-spelled} Bill Hickock on DVD at Amazon

★          ★

"Wild Bill Hickok" [Famous Players-Lasky / Paramount Nov 1923 silent]
Wild Bill Hickok silent feature starring William S. Hart   70-minute b&w silent feature produced, co-written by & starring William S. Hart;
directed by Clifford Smith; also starring Ethel Grey Terry, Kathleen O'Connor,
Jim Farley, Jack Gardner {as 'Bat' Masterson} & Carl Gerard
video/DVD/Blu-ray not available • full credits at IMDb
★          ★

"The Last Frontier" [1926 silent] starring William Boyd /tt0017060/

★          ★

"The World Changes" [First National / Warner Bros. Nov 1933]
The World Changes 1933 movie starring Paul Muni  A farmer in the Dakota Territory becomes a cattle baron, then a meat packer, then a Wall Street tycoon. Cameos by Sheriff 'Wild Bill' Hickok {Charles Middleton}, 'Buffalo Bill' Cody {Douglass Dumbrille} & LtCol. George Custer {Clay Clement}. The protagonist speechifies against speculation as the cause of the stock market crash of 1929. Directed by Mervyn LeRoy; starring Paul Muni, Aline MacMahon, Mary Astor, Donald Cook, Jean Muir, Guy Kibbee,Anna Q. Nilsson, Mickey Rooney, Alan Mowbray, George Chandler & Sidney Toler
video/DVD/Blu-ray not available • full credits at IMDb
★          ★

"The Plainsman" [1936] directed by Cecil B. DeMille
starring Jean Arthur as Calamity Jane and Gary Cooper as Hickok
http://www.amazon.com/Plainsman-Gary-Cooper/dp/B0001FVDWS/

★          ★

"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
feature film version [84 minutes; Stage & Screen Prodns April 1936]
full credits at IMDb11"x17" poster from Amazon for $7.75

★          ★

"The Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok"
15-chapter serial [Columbia June 1938]
Great Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok 15-chapter serial starring Wild Bill Elliott  Wild Bill Hickok, the U.S. Marshal in Abilene, Kansas, goes after a gang of renegades that is raiding cattle drives moving north over the Chisholm Trail; he organizes the boys of the town into the 'Flaming Arrows' to assist him; in the final chapter, Hickok, the 'Flaming Arrows', and Army scout Kit Lawson put an end to the gang. Chapter titles: 1. The Law of The Gun; 2. The Stampede; 3. Blazing Terror; 4. Mystery Canyon; 5. Flaming Brands; 6. The Apache Killer; 7. Prowling Wolves; 8. The Pit; 9. Ambush; 10. Savage Vengeance; 11. Burning Waters; 12. Desperation; 13. Phantom Bullets; 14. The Lure; and 15. Trail's End; re-released in 1949, 1958 & 1964. • Directed by Sam Nelson & Mack V. Wright; starring Gordon 'Wild Bill' Elliott, Monte Blue, Carole Wayne, Frankie Darro, Dickie Jones, Sammy McKim, Kermit Maynard, Roscoe Ates, Reed Hadley, Iron Eyes Cody & Chief Thundercloud • full credits at IMDb
GozillaFlix b&w DVD-R [6/2011] produced by seller on demand via Amazon

★          ★

"Frontier Scout" [Sept 1938] portrayed by George Houston /tt0030159/

★          ★

"Young Bill Hickock" [Republic Pictures Oct 1940]
Young Bill Hickock 1940 movie starring Roy Rogers & Gabby Hayes  While the United States is busy with the Civil War, young Western freight line agent Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane and her crusty uncle fend off robbers who are after the gold shipment and foreign agents who are stealing land. Co-produced & directed by Joseph Kane; starring Roy Rogers {as 'Wild Bill' Hickok}, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Julie Bishop, John Miljan, Sally Payne, Archie Twitchell, Monte Blue, Iron Eyes Cody, fiddler Spade Cooley & Trigger the Horse; seven songs • full credits at IMDb
A.F.A. Ent. widescreen b&w DVD [12/2009] for $14.95
Westlake Ent. Group b&w DVD [2004] for $7.14
Good Times Video / Happy Trails Theatre b&w DVD [11/2003] for $4.99
Alpha Video b&w DVD [1/2003] for $7.98
Good Times Video / Happy Trails Theatre b&w VHS [11/2003] out of prodn/used
1940 poster available in 3 sizes at AllPosters.com

★          ★

"The Wildcat of Tucson" [Dec 1940] starring Wild Bill Elliott /tt0034395/

"Badlands of Dakota" [Universal Pictures Sept 1941] portrayed by Richard Dix /tt0033370/

"Across The Sierras" [Columbia Feb 1941] starring Wild Bill Elliott /tt0033313/
http://www.amazon.com/Across-Sierras-Bill-Elliott/dp/B004TTOQ08/

"King of Dodge City" [Columbia Aug 1941] starring Wild Bill Elliott & Tex Ritter /tt0033785/
Wild Bill Hickok is sent to Abilene to take on bad guy banker Morgan King and his gang

"Roaring Frontiers" [Columbia Oct 1941] starring Wild Bill Elliott & Tex Ritter /tt0034118/

"The Lone Star Vigilantes" [Columbia Jan 1942] starring Wild Bill Elliott & Tex Ritter

★          ★

"Wild Bill Hickok Rides" [Warner Bros. Jan 1942]
Wild Bill Hickok Rides 1942 movie poster  Gamblers Harry Farrel & Belle Andrews meet frontiersman 'Wild Bill' Hickok on the stagecoach to boomtown Powder River, Montana. Crooked Farrel has henchmen file claims on strikes before the miners can, then frames a miner for murder and fixes the jury. Wild Bill organizes the miners to fight back. Directed by Ray Enright; starring Bruce Cabot {as Hickok}, Constance Bennett, Warren William, Betty Brewer, Walter Catlett, Ward Bond, Howard Da Silva, Frank Wilcox, Russell Simpson & Ray Teal
27"x40" poster from Amazon for $17.99
VHS/DVD/Blu-ray not available • full credits at IMDb

★          ★

"The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok" TV series
[Screen Gems 1951-58]
Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok TV series stars Guy Madison & Andy Devine  112 half-hour b&w episodes which ran in syndication (1951-55), on CBS-TV (1955-58), and on ABC-TV (1957-58); starring Guy Madison {as U.S. Marshal James Butler 'Wild Bill' Hickok}, with Andy Devine {as Deputy Marshal Jingles P. Jones}; guest actors included Steve Brodie, Iron Eyes Cody, Alan Hale Jr., Fuzzy Knight, Milburn Stone, Lyle Talbot & Tom Tyler
DVD/Blu-ray not available • full credits at IMDbseries entry at Wikipedia
★          ★

"One Night Stand" episode of "Rebound" TV series [ABC-TV April 1952] /tt1100480/

"Behind Southern Lines" [Monogram Pictures Nov 1952] starring Guy Madison & Andy Devine /tt0044405/
First two episodes of the TV series edited together and released as a feature

"The Lawless Breed" [Universal Pictures Jan 1953] /tt0045992/
Co-produced & directed by Raoul Walsh; starring Rock Hudson {as John Wesley Hardin}, with Robert
Anderson {as Marshal Hickok}, Hugh O'Brian, Dennis Weaver, Michael Ansara & Lee Van Cleef

★          ★

"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

★          ★

"Secret of Outlaw Flats" [Allied Artists Nov 1953] starring Guy Madison & Andy Devine /tt0046290/
Two episodes of the TV series edited together and released as a feature

"Border City Rustlers" [Allied Artists Nov 1953] starring Guy Madison & Andy Devine /tt0045572/
Two episodes of the TV series edited together and released as a feature

"Two Gun Marshal" [Allied Artists Nov 1953] starring Guy Madison & Andy Devine /tt0046474/
Two episodes of the TV series edited together and released as a feature

★          ★

"Calamity Jane" musical feature film [Warner Bros. Nov 1953] /tt0045591/
starring Doris Day as Calamity Jane and Howard Keel as Hickok; won Oscar for Best Song
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calamity_Jane_(film)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calamity_Jane_(musical)
http://www.amazon.com/Calamity-Jane-Doris-Day/dp/B0007QS2Z2/

★          ★

"Marshals In Disguise" [Allied Artists Dec 1954] starring Guy Madison & Andy Devine /tt0047218/
Two episodes of the TV series edited together and released as a feature

"The Matchmaking Marshal" [Allied Artists May 1955] starring Guy Madison & Andy Devine /tt0048360/
Two episodes of the TV series edited together and released as a feature

"I Killed Wild Bill Hickok" [indep June 1956] portrayed by Tom Brown /tt0049351/
http://www.amazon.com/I-Killed-Wild-Bill-Hickok/dp/B000X9K1PM/

"Calamity Jane" TV movie [CBS=TV Nov 1963] /tt0306616/
musical TV special starring Carol Burnett & Art Lund

"The Raiders" [Universal Pictures Dec 1963] portrayed by Robert Culp /tt0057446/

"Aventuras del Oeste" [Spain April 1965] portrayed by Adrian Hoven /tt0058575/

★          ★

"Little Big Man" [National General Pictures Dec 1970]
Little Big Man movie directed by Arthur Penn, starring Dustin Hoffman  Directed by Arthur Penn; based on the Thomas Berger novel; starring Dustin Hoffman, Faye Dunaway, Martin Balsam, Richard Mulligan, Jeff Corey {as Hickok} & Aimée Eccles; nominated for Best Supporting Actor Oscar (Chief Dan George) and for WGA Best Adaptation
Paramount widescreen color DVD [4/2003] for $7.99
Paramount color VHS [11/2000] for $9.95
full credits from IMDb
Little Big Man novel by Thomas Berger  based on the 1964 novel by Thomas Berger
Delacorte 8x5¼ pb [10/89] for $11.96
"Return of Little Big Man" by Thomas Berger [1999]
Back Bay 8¼x5½ pb [2/2000] for $11.16
Isis UNABR audio [1/2001] for $104.95
★          ★

"White Buffalo" [United Artists May 1977] /tt0076915/
Produced by Dino De Laurentiis & Pancho Kohner; directed by J. Lee Thompson; starring Charles Bronson
{as Hickok}, Will Sampson {as Chief Crazy Horse}, Jack Warden, Kim Novak, Clint Walker, Stuart Whitman,
Slim Pickens, Cara Williams, John Carradine
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_White_Buffalo

book by Richard Sale [S&S HB 9/75, Bantam pb 5/77]

★          ★

"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), The Lone Ranger and Tonto rescue kidnapped President Ulysses Grant from Cavendish and his gang. • Co-produced by Jack Wrather & Lew Grade; directed by William A. Fraker; cinematography by László Kovács; starring Klinton Spilsbury {over-dubbed 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; 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
LionsGate color DVD [8/2008] for $11.99
Family Home Ent. color VHS [6/95] out of prodn/used
full credits from IMDb

★          ★

"Calamity Jane" TV movie [1984] /tt0087021/
starring Jane Alexander, Frederic Forrest, James Goldstone
http://www.amazon.com/Calamity-Jane-VHS-Alexander/dp/6301801466/

"Calamity Jane" [1987 TV] http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0499188/

★          ★

"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
full 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

★          ★

"Wild Bill Hickock: Gentleman of The Old West"
[A&E Biography undated]
Wild Bill Hickock, Gentleman of The Old West episode of A&E Biography   Hosted by Jack Perkins
A&E Home Video color DVD-R [4/2006] for $24.95
A&E Home Video color VHS [2/2000] for $7.94
bare credits at IMDb
★          ★

History Channel, The Real West DVD box set  "History Channel: The Real West" [1992-93] DVD Box Set
A&E Home Video color DVD [undated] 4 disks for $25.99
"Wild Bill Hickok" on A&E Home Video color VHS [1/2001] for $3.99
"Wild Bill Hickok" on A&E Home Video color VHS [1/2001] out of prodn/used
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

★          ★

"Wild Bill Hickok" [1994 video]
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0500001/

"Buffalo Girls" TV movie  [CBS-TV April 1995]
Filming 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" [1995] starring Jeff Bridges
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Jeff-Bridges/dp/B000056H2G/

"The Legend of Wild Bill Hickok" [1996]
http://www.amazon.com/Legend-Wild-Bill-Hickok-VHS/dp/630428781X/

"Purgatory" TV movie TNT 1999] portrayed by Sam Shepard

"Wild Bill Hickok: The Man & His Legend" [undated]
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Man-Legend/dp/B000HZH1H8/

★          ★

Gunfighters / Elfego Baca docufilms DVD box set  "Gunfighters of The West" DVD box set [2004]
Winstar color DVD [8/2004] 3 disks for $17.99
the DVD set includes docufilms about Elfego Baca, Butch & Sundance, The Dalton Gang, Gunfight at The O.K. Corral (Wyatt Earp), John Wesley Hardin, Wild Bill Hickok, Tom Horn, The James-Younger Gang, The Lincoln County War (Billy The Kid), and 'Bat' Masterson
★          ★

"Deadwood" [H.B.O. March 2004 - Aug 2006]
Deadwood TV series 2004-2006  poster  36 one-hour episodes set in the lawless & corrupt frontier town of Deadwood, Dakota Territory beginning just weeks after the Sioux massacre of George Custer's troops at Little Big Horn (1876). The series used its late-night cable venue to advantage, with very adult themes (sexual & political) and constant profanity. Former sheriff Seth Bullock and gunfighter Bill Hickok find themselves lined up against saloon-owner Al Swearengen, with changing relationships among the townsfolk as law & order and then outside business & political interests affect the town's rapid growth. Co-produced & co-written by David Milch; starring Ian McShane, Timothy Olyphant, Molly Parker, John Hawkes, Brad Dourif, Dayton Callie, William Sanderson, Robin Weigert, Jim Beaver, Jeffrey Jones, Gerald McRaney, Keith Carradine {as Hickok}, Leon Rippy, Anna Gunn, W. Earl Brown, Paula Malcomson, Sean Bridgers, Bree Seanna Wall, Kim Dickens, Powers Boothe, Titus Welliver, Peter Jason, Larry Cedar & Geri Jewell; won D.G.A. Award, 8 Emmy Awards (of 28 noms), 2 W.G.A. noms
Complete Series on Blu-ray: H.B.O. widescreen color Blu-ray [11/2010] 13 disks for $119.99
Complete Series on DVD: H.B.O. widescreen color DVD set [12/2008] 19 disks for $87.99
First Season: H.B.O. widescreen color DVD set [2/2005] 6 disks for $54.99
Second Season: H.B.O. widescreen color DVD set [5/2006] 6 disks for $54.99
Third Season: H.B.O. widescreen color DVD set [6/2007] 6 disks for $54.99
Complete Seasons: H.B.O. widescreen color DVD set [6/2007] 18 disks for $159.99
series credits from IMDbH.B.O. official siteseries entry at Wikipedia
Reading Deadwood book edited by David Lavery  
"Reading Deadwood: A Western To Swear By" [2006]
Edited by David Lavery

I.B. Tauris 8½x6 pb [9/2006] for $13.57

"Deadwood: Music From The H.B.O. Original Series" [2005]
Lost Highway Records soundtrack CD [2/2005] 23 tracks for $9.97

Deadwood novel by Pete Dexter  "Deadwood: A Novel" [1986] by Pete Dexter
Vintage 8x5¼ pb [7/2005] for $10.17
Penguin 7½x5 pb [8/89] out of print/used
Random House hardcover [3/86] out of print/many used

"Deadwood: Stories of The Black Hills" [2006] by David Milch
Bloomsbury USA 9x8 hardcover [10/2006] for $19.77

★          ★

"American History of The Wild West" [2010]
American History of The Wild West on DVD  Eight hours of documentary films on two disks: "Wild Bill Hickok" Parts 1 & 2; "Wyatt Earp" Parts 1 & 2; "Old West Cowboys" Parts 1 & 2; "Gunfighters of The Old West" Parts 1 & 2; "Cowboys, Indians and Me"; and "Western Heroes of The Silver Screen" featuring Gene Autry, Hopalong Cassidy, The Lone Ranger & Roy Rogers
Digital1stop color DVD [4/2011] 2 disks for $5.86
Mill Creek Ent. Collectible Tin Box color DVD [9/2010] 2 disks for $13.49
★          ★

"Character Tales: Sheriff Wild Bill Hitchcock" [2011 video]
Character-building tale of poetry-writing Sheriff Hitchcock, an animated chicken; produced &
co-directed by Gerald Coury; written & co-directed by Matthew Coury • credits at IMDb

★          ★

"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

★          ★

"Abilene" Western feature [2017?]  
Announced 12/2016: Actor Luke Hemsworth {HBO's 'Westworld'} is signed to star as 'Wild Bill' Hickok; filming to take place at
Spiderwood Studios near Austin, Texas; written by Randall Jahnson, to be directed by Timothy Woodward, Jr. • latest info at IMDb


Books  About  'Wild Bill'  Hickok
search books about 'Wild Bill' Hickok at Amazon

★           ★

"A Trip To The Black Hills and Deadwood, 1876" travel report that includes an 'eyewitness'
account of Hickok's death & burial [public domain] by Leander Pease Richardson
http://www.amazon.com/Trip-Black-Hills-Deadwood-ebook/dp/B004Y74Y84/

"Wild Bill Hickok: The King of The Gunmen" [circa 1925] Albert Britt
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-King-Gunmen/dp/1161526757/
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-King-Gunmen/dp/1425469574/

"Wild Bill Hickok: The Prince of Pistoleers" (1926) by Frank J. Wilstach
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickock-Prince-Pistoleers/dp/B000Q9C90E/
http://www.amazon.com/WILD-BILL-HICKOK-Prince-Pistoleers/dp/B000K5TOY8/

"The Real 'Wild Bill' Hickok" (1931) by Wilbert E. Eisele
http://www.amazon.com/Real-Wild-Hickok-Collectors-thick/dp/B00455YZ48/

"The Plainsman Wild Bill Hickok" (photoplay 1937) by Frank J. Wilstach
http://www.amazon.com/Plainsman-Wild-Bill-Hickock-Photoplay/dp/B000THIQM8/
http://www.amazon.com/PLAINSMAN-HICKOK-Story-Deadliest-Toughest/dp/B0027PYGDS/

"Wild Bill Hickok: King of The Gun-Fighters" [1943 Little Blue Book hardcover]
by Allison Hardy (psued. Vance Randolph)
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-King-Gun-Fighters/dp/1432506560/
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Gunfighters-Little/dp/B0035CXQGA/ Haldeman-Julius

"The True Story of 'Wild Bill' Hickok, Gun Fighter" [1946] by J.W. Buel
http://www.amazon.com/True-Story-Wild-Bill-Hickok/dp/B000X5WDUM/
http://www.amazon.com/true-story-Hickok-American-humor/dp/B0007EDJA2/

"Wild Bill Hickok" [1947] by A.M Anderson, Illustrated by Jack Merryweather
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickock-American-Adventure/dp/B0007DY1L4/
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-American-Adventure/dp/B000LBSG86/

Wild Bill Hickok book by Warren & Shannon Garst   "Wild Bill Hickok" [1952] by Shannon & Warren Garst
Julian Messner 8x5½ hardcover [1952] out of print/used
Julian Messner hardcover [1966] out of print/used

"Wild Bill Hickok Tames The West" (Random House 1952) by Stewart H. Holbrook
/B001Q1NQS0/ + /B000QXJYSA/ + /B0007E04U0/ + /B000QA19AE/

"Wild Bill Hickok" (1953) by Stewart H. Holbrook
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Holbrook-Stewart/dp/B000GKLX3W/

Classics Illustrated comic book #121: Wild Bill Hickok  "Classics Illustrated #121: Wild Bill Hickok" [1954]
by Ira Zweifach, Jaak Jarve, Roberta Strauss Feuerlicht & Sal Trapani

Jack Lake Prodns 9½x6½ magazine format [12/2010 reissue] for $9.99
Gilberton Co. comic book [1969] out of print/used
Gilberton Co. comic book [1954] out of print/used
Wild Bill Hickock biography book by Richard O'Connor  "Wild Bill Hickock: A Biography of James Butler Hickok, The West's Greatest Gunfighter" [1959 novel] by Richard O'Connor
Mayflower Dell mass pb [1966] out of print/used
Ace mass pb [1959] out of print/used
Ace mass pb [1959] out of print/used
Konecky & Konecky 9x6½ hardcover [1997] out of print/used
Doubleday & Co. hardcover [1959] out of print/used

"Wild Bill Hickok: The Contemporary Portrait of A Civil War Hero, Champion Pistoleer, Deadliest
Gunfighter of The Old West" [1959] by Edward Knight
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Contemporary-Gunfighter/dp/B000TSJSZ6/
http://www.amazon.com/Contemporary-Portrait-Pistoleer-Deadliest-Gunfighter/dp/B000RJMBOM/

"Little Big Man" [1964 novel] by Thomas Berger {see movie above}

"Wild Bill and Deadwood: An Album of James Butler Hickock, A Famous Western Gunman"
[Bonanza Books 1965] by Mildred Fielder
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Deadwood-Hickock-Western/dp/B001OZ2A5S/

"Under The Stars and Bars" [1970 novel] by J.T.Edson /0552085898/

"Wild Bill and His Era: The Life and Adventures of James Butler Hickock" [6/1972] by William Elsey Connelley
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-His-Era-Adventures/dp/0815404131/

"Wild Bill Hickok: The Law In Hays City" (1975) by Blaine Burkey
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Hays-City/dp/B0006X4K48/

"Wild Bill Hickok" [1976] by Ellen Crago Mueller
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Hickok-Ellen-Crago-Mueller/dp/B0006X6IUM/

"The Life & Adventures of Wild Bill Hickock" [Dorchester/Leisure 1976] by J.W. Buel
http://www.amazon.com/Life-Wild-Bill-Hickock-Buel/dp/0685745732/

"The Lawless (Volume VII of The Kent Family Chronicles)" [1978 novel] by John Jakes

"Wild Bill Hickok" [1979] by Mildred Fielder
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Mildred-Fielder/dp/B0016LSKBI/

"They Called Him Wild Bill: The Life and Adventures of James Butler Hickok" (April 1979) by Joseph G. Rosa
http://www.amazon.com/They-Called-Him-Wild-Bill/dp/0806115386/

"Darlin' Bill: A Love Story of The Wild West" [1980 novel] by Jerome Charyn
http://www.amazon.com/Darlin-Bill-Story-West-Wild-Hickok/dp/B000HZ9BJO/
http://www.amazon.com/DARLIN-BILL-STORY-FEATURING-HICKOK/dp/B002IXTV8Y/

"Aces & Eights: The Life of Wild Bill Hickok" [1981 novel] by Loren D. Estleman
ISBN 0812549147 Spur Award Winner for Best Historical Novel
http://www.amazon.com/Aces-Eights-Loren-D-Estleman/dp/0812549147/

"Deadwood" [1986 novel] by Pete Dexter {see TV series above}

"Wild Bill Hickok and The Rebel Raiders: A Historical Novel (Disney's American Frontier Series #10)"
[10/1993] by Ron Fontes & Justine Korman
http://www.amazon.com/American-Frontier-Hickok-Raiders-Disneys/dp/1562824937/

"The West of Wild Bill Hickok" [Sept 1994] by Joseph G. Rosa
http://www.amazon.com/West-Wild-Bill-Hickok/dp/0806126809/

"Wild Bill Hickok" [Jan 1996] by John Hamilton
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Heroes-Villains/dp/1562395629/

"Wild Bill Hickock: The Man and His Myth" [University of Kansas April 1996] by Joseph G. Rosa
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickock-Man-Myth/dp/B003VZPI94/
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Man-Myth/dp/0700607730/

"The Memoirs of Wild Bill Hickok" [1996 novel] by Richard Matheson
http://www.amazon.com/Memoirs-Wild-Bill-Hickok-ebook/dp/B002LA09R6/

"The Return of Little Big Man" [1999 sequel] by Thomas Berger {see movie above}

Abilene Lawmen book by Larry D. Underwood  "Abilene Lawmen: The Smith-Hickok Years, 1870-71" [1999]
by Larry D. Underwood

Dageforde Publng 8½x5½ pb [1999] for $12.95


"Wild Bill #1: Dead Man's Hand (Apr 2008) by Judd Cole
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Dead-Mans-Hand/dp/0843944870/

"Wild Bill #2: The Kinkaid County War" (Jun 2008) by Judd Cole
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Kinkaid-County-War/dp/084394529X/

"Wild Bill: Yuma Bustout" (Jan 2000) by Judd Cole
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Bustout-Judd-Cole/dp/0843946741/

"Wild Bill: Black Hills Hellhole" (Sep 2000) by Judd Cole
http://www.amazon.com/Black-Hills-Hellhole-Wild-Bill/dp/0843947705/

"Wild Bill #5: Santa Fe Death Trap" [April 2000] by Judd Cole
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Santa-Death-Trap/dp/0843947209/

"Wild Bill: Point Rider" [Jan 2001] by Judd Cole
http://www.amazon.com/Point-Rider-Wild-Bill-Judd/dp/084394823X/

"Wild Bill: Gun Law" (May 2001) by Judd Cole
http://www.amazon.com/Gun-Wild-Bill-Judd-Cole/dp/0843948744/

"Wild Bill: Bleeding Kansas" [8/2008 novel] by Judd Cole
http://www.amazon.com/Bleeding-Kansas-Wild-Bill-Judd/dp/0843945842/


"Hickok and Cody" [2001 novel] by Matt Braun

"Wild Bill Hickok: Deadwood City - End of Trail" (Feb 2001) by Thadd M. Turner
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Deadwood-Trail/dp/1581126891/

"Wild Bill Hickok: Legend of The Wild West" (May 2003) by Larissa Phillips
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Primary-American/dp/0823941949/
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Legend-American/dp/1435836502/

"Wild Bill Hickok, Gunfighter: An Account of Hickok's Gunfights" (May 2003) by Joseph G. Rosa
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Gunfighter-Gunfights/dp/0806135352/
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Gunfighter-Gunfights/dp/B004IY9IU2/

"Law For Hire: Protecting Hickock" [6/2003 novel] by Bill Brooks
http://www.amazon.com/Law-Hire-Protecting-Bill-Brooks/dp/0060541768/

"High Noon: Wild Bill Hickok Leads A Shoot-out In Springfield" [Jun 2003] by Eric Fein
http://www.amazon.com/High-Noon-Shoot-out-Springfield-Classroom/dp/0823943917/

"And Not To Yield: A Novel of The Life and Times of Wild Bill Hickock" [Forge 2004]
by Randy Lee Eickoff /0312869258/ pb=/0812567765/

"Wild Bill Hickok: Sharpshooter and U.S. Marshal of The Wild West" [ages 4-8; 7/2004] by Joseph G. Rosa
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Sharpshooter-American/dp/0823966321/

"The Real Deadwood: True Life Histories of Will Bill Hickock, Calamity Jane, Outlaw Towns, and
Other Characters of The Lawless West" (Aug 2004) by John Edwards Ames
http://www.amazon.com/Real-Deadwood-Histories-Calamity-Characters/dp/1596090316/


"Tales From Deadwood #1" [11/2005] by Mike Jameson
http://www.amazon.com/Tales-from-Deadwood-ebook/dp/B000OIZVI4/
http://www.amazon.com/Tales-Deadwood-Mike-Jameson/dp/B001SYLWB8/

"Tales From Deadwood #2: The Gamblers" [5/2006] by Mike Jameson
http://www.amazon.com/Tales-Deadwood-Gamblers-Mike-Jameson/dp/0425209598/
http://www.amazon.com/Tales-Deadwood-Gamblers-Wild-Bill/dp/0786291419/

"Tales from Deadwood #3: The Killers" (1/2007) by Mike Jameson
http://www.amazon.com/Tales-Deadwood-Killers-Mike-Jameson/dp/0425213390/
http://www.amazon.com/Killers-Tales-Deadwood-Mike-Jameson/dp/0786295953/

"Tales from Deadwood #4: The Troopers" [3/2009] by Mike Jameson
http://www.amazon.com/Tales-Deadwood-Troopers-Mike-Jameson/dp/0425226727/


"Calamity Jane and Wild Bill Hickok: A Novel of Deadwood" [PageTurner Kindle Edition Feb 2006]
steamy adult novel by Eleanor Tremaine
http://www.amazon.com/Calamity-Jane-Wild-Hickok-ebook/dp/B000FCKNLY/

"A Breed Apart: A Novel of Wild Bill Hickock" [11/2006] by Max McCoy

"The Friends of Wild Bill Hickok (The Gunsmith Series #302)" novel [Jan 2007] by J.R. Roberts
Clint Adams, known as The Gunsmith, is running from a gang of owlhoots and meets his old friend Charlie Utter,
now a saloon-keeper in Socorro, New Mexico. Charlie completes the sale of his saloon and the two ride for
El Paso, pursued by the gang, now grown to seven killers.
http://www.amazon.com/Friends-Wild-Bill-Hickok-Gunsmith/dp/0515142557/

"The True Story Of Wild Bill Hickock" (March 2007) by J.W. Buel and J. Brussel
http://www.amazon.com/True-Story-Wild-Bill-Hickock/dp/1432587676/

"Bad Boys of The Black Hills ... And Some Wild Women, Too" [April 2008] by Barbara Fifer
http://www.amazon.com/Black-Hills-Women-Bedside-Reader/dp/1560374357/

"Wild Bill Hickok & Calamity Jane: Deadwood Legends" [Sept 2008] by James D. McLaird
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Calamity-Jane/dp/0977795594/

"Wild Bill Hickok (Outlaws and Lawmen of the Wild West Series)" (Nov 2008)
by Carl R. Green & William R. Sanford
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Outlaws-Lawmen/dp/0766031772/

"The Memoirs of Wild Bill Hickok" [Aug 2009] by Richard Matheson
http://www.amazon.com/Memoirs-Wild-Bill-Hickok/dp/0765362279/

"Wild Bill Hickok" [Aug 2010] by Liz Sonneborn
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Legends-West/dp/160413593X/

"Wild Bill: The Story of James Butler Hickok" (Jun 2011) by Donald J. Aday
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Story-Butler-Hickok/dp/1463646739/

"Duel In Springfield" [Kindle Edition 8/2011] by Lowell 'Zeke' Ziemann
http://www.amazon.com/Duel-in-Springfield-ebook/dp/B005FRGDUY/

"The Further Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok"  
[DUE April 2012] by Robert J. Randisi
http://www.amazon.com/Further-Adventures-Wild-Bill-Hickok/dp/1428516832/

Other Works By & About
'Wild Bill' Hickok

'Cultural Depictions of Wild Bill Hickok' listing at Wikipedia

"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 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

"The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok" radio series [1951-56]
Portrayed by Guy Madison in 271 half-hour programs on the Mutual Broadcasting Network
The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok radio series on MP3 CDs  
Old Time Radio Catalog [est. 1999]
sells 229 episodes on 2 MP3 disks
purchase via OTR for $10 + s/h

Friends & Family

brother Lorenzo Butler Hickok []


wife Agnes Lake Thatcher Hickok [1826-1907]
married March 1876, widowed August 1876

"Wild Bill Hickok and Agnes Lake" [6/2008] by Jan Cerney
http://www.amazon.com/Wild-Bill-Hickok-Agnes-Lake/dp/1604582693/

"Agnes Lake Hickok: Queen of The Circus, Wife of A Legend" [March 2009] by Linda A. Fisher & Carrie Bowers
http://www.amazon.com/Agnes-Lake-Hickok-Circus-Legend/dp/0806139838/


Martha Jane 'Calamity Jane' Cannary Burke [1852-1903]
minor friend of Hickok in real life; per The Legend: wife, lover, and-or mother of his child

"Calamity Jane: Her Life and Her Legend" [Sept 1992] by Doris Faber
http://www.amazon.com/Calamity-Jane-Her-Life-Legend/dp/0395563968/

"Calamity Jane: The Woman and The Legend" [Oct 2005) by James D. McLaird
http://www.amazon.com/Calamity-Jane-James-D-McLaird/dp/0806135913/


friend William F. 'Buffalo Bill' Cody [1846-1917]

friend/enemy John Wesley Hardin [1853-95]

friend John Baker 'Texas Jack' Omohundro [1846-80]


friend Charles H. 'Colorado Charlie' Utter [1838?-1912?]

Life of Colorado Charley Utter book by Agnes Wright Spring  
"Good Little Bad Man: The Life of Colorado Charley Utter"
[1987] by Agnes Wright Spring

Pruett Publng 8½x5½ pb [5/1987] out of print/used

L i n k s
'Wild Bill' Hickok entry at Wikipedia

search books about 'Wild Bill' Hickok at Amazon
search for Bill Hickok on DVD at Amazon
search for {mis-spelled} Bill Hickock on DVD at Amazon

J.B. Hickok research papers at Nebraska State Historical Society


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