Davy Crockett – In Hearts United

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Davy Crockett – In Hearts United
Directed by Fred Balshofer
Written by Charles K. French
Cinematography Fred Balshofer
Distributed by New York Motion Picture Co
Release dates
  • June 4, 1909 (1909-06-04)
Country United States
Language English

Davy Crockett – In Hearts United is a 1909 American silent starring Charles K. French as Davy Crockett, with Evelyn Graham, Charles Bauman, Charles W. Travis and Charles Inslee. The film was directed by Fred Balshofer and distributed by New York Motion Picture Co. It was commercially released on June 4, 1909 in the United States. This is believed to be the first movie ever made about Davy Crockett.[1] The fictional romance depicted frontiersman Crockett rescuing a woman named Anna in mid-ceremony from marriage to a man she didn't love. She and Crockett rode off on his horse. They went directly to a minister who married them, and he brought her home to his mother.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clemons, Leigh (2008). Branding Texas: Performing Culture in the Lone Star State. University of Texas Press. p. 103. ISBN 978-0-2927-1807-4. 
  2. ^ "Third Release, Friday, June 4, Davy Crockett – In Hearts United". The Moving Picture World IV: 690, 734. January–June 1909. 

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