Davy Crockett—Indian Fighter (television)

Davy Crockett—Indian Fighter (television) Television show; aired on December 15, 1954. Directed by Norman Foster. The first episode of the Davy Crockett trilogy about the American folk hero. Davy is tired of the continuing war between the Indians and the settlers, so he helps the army in putting an end to it. In saving the life of an Indian leader, he is shown to have compassion, and he helps push for the signing of a peace treaty. Stars Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, Basil Ruysdael, William Bakewell, Helene Stanley. This episode, along with the two that followed, were combined to become the theatrical feature, Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier.