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The Adventures of Buffalo Bill
(1917) American
B&W : Five reels
Directed by (unknown)

Cast: Colonel William F. Cody (Buffalo Bill Cody) [himself], Lieutenant General Nelson Appleton Miles, Jesse M. Lee, Frank D. Baldwin, Marion P. Maus, Chief Sitting Bull, Chief Yellow Hand, Chief Tall Bull, Chief Short Bull, Charles A. King, H.G. Sickles

Essanay Film Manufacturing Company production; distributed by K-E-S-E Service. / Scenario by [?] Charles A. King? / © 23 January 1917 by Essanay Film Manufacturing Company [LP10056]. Released 29 January 1917. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.33:1 format. / Working title: The Life of Buffalo Bill. The film utilizes footage from the Cody-Essanay coproduction The Indian Wars (1914); the film was reedited and released to cash-in on Cody’s 10 January 1917 death.

Documentary: Biographical.

Synopsis: Brief synopsis available in AFI-F1 n. F1.0024.

Survival status: The film is presumed lost.

Current rights holder: Public domain.

Keywords: Colonel William F. Cody - Native Americans - USA

Listing updated: 21 February 2007.

References: AFI-F1 nn. F1.0024, F1.0523, F1.2181; Slide-Early p. 24 : Website-AFI.

 
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