Buffalo Bill


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Buffalo Bill

See William Frederick Cody.

Buffalo Bill

n
(Biography) nickname of William Frederick Cody. 1846–1917, US showman who toured Europe and the US with his famous Wild West Show

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n.
William Frederick ( “Buffalo Bill” ), 1846–1917, U.S. Army scout and showman.
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Noun1.Buffalo Bill - United States showman famous for his Wild West Show (1846-1917)Buffalo Bill - United States showman famous for his Wild West Show (1846-1917)
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Buffalo Bill taught me the most of what I know, my mother taught me much, and I taught myself the rest.
Buffalo Bill taught me how to drag wounded soldiers out of the line of fire with my teeth; and I've done it, too; at least I've dragged HIM out of the battle when he was wounded.
According to route books, Buffalo Bill's Wild West show was indeed touring the United States at this time.
Six nights a week for fifteen weeks, Buffalo Bill played to crowds of up to 7,000 and introduced all the standard conventions of the emerging Western frontier.
You can't go far in Cody without bumping into Buffalo Bill, and a life-sized, buckskin-clad hologram of him welcomes you to the world-class Buffalo Bill Center of the West, surely one of the best museums and art galleries in the Rockies, on the outskirts of town.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody is well known as a stage entertainer from his touring the United States and Europe with his Wild West shows, but less well known is his involvement in the film industry following the end of his travelling show.
If Joy Kasson exposed Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show as a nationalist narrative of expansion, McNenly, in turn, reveals how Native performers transformed their role as actors from exotic savage to worthy adversary.
The Buffalo Bill Historical Center was entrusted with the conservation of these firearms and is honored to display them at the Cody Firearms Museum.
Jochen Wierich, the estate curator of art, said, 'The Buffalo Bill Historical Center is one of the best destinations in the world to learn about the West.
Frank is a marksman and star of Colonel Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show ( until, that is, the young Annie joins the show.
Repeating Arms regarding exactly how the Buffalo Bill medallion was installed.
First organized by private interests in the summer of 1982, the Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale has attained steady growth over the years and attracts more than 100 artists and 800 guests, with sales of more than $900,000 in 2005.