Deadwood Dick


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Deadwood Dick

hero of Wild West dime novels. [Am. Folklore: Walsh Modern, 115]
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Deadwood Dick had also left us and our Adjutant had been given the command of a Territorial battalion.
Maguire in 1877 with his The Black Hills and American Wonderland and sustained through the Deadwood Dick series, as well as films from 1923 to 1995) remains stronger in American memory than the tale of a farmer's daughter who was orphaned in youth and died in 1903 at the age of forty-seven.
Last, but by no means least, the first volume of Wild West introduces us to a century-old dime novel and Edward Wheeler's Deadwood Dick, while John Jakes contributes a classic gunfight and Dorothy M.
Love later wrote a book called The Life and Adventures of Nat Love, Better Known in the Cattle Country as Deadwood Dick.
Hudson's writing includes the screenplay for The Education of Sonny Carson and the play The Legend of Deadwood Dick.
ONE of my earlier film memories is of the matinee serial called Deadwood Dick.
Telling folk tales, legends, fables, and myths, including the tale of African-American cowboy Deadwood Dick, Burch and Coleman have both earned reputations as gifted tale tellers.
The novels featured such larger-than-life characters as Deadwood Dick, Calamity Jane, and Kit Carson.
Since the death of Captain Thomas, Deadwood Dick had been our Company Commander.
The program also featured the true story of a young slave searching for freedom, ``I, Nat Love - The Story of Deadwood Dick,'' performed by actor and storyteller Rochel Garner Coleman.
THE storeman was along time arriving and Deadwood Dick commenced to swear; the storeman appeared on the scene and as drunk as a broken cart-wheel.
Deadwood Dick, a flamboyant black cowboy sharpshooter who roamed Kansas, the Dakotas, Colorado and Texas, is one of them.