Annie Oakley is a backwoods gal and a great sharpshooter, who's discovered by Buffalo Bill Cody
and persuaded to join his Wild West Show.
In finding and avenging his father Jim has the help of his friends, the Rio Kid and Buffalo Bill Cody
. In "Pards Of Buffalo Bill" author and novelist Tom Curry has an interesting storytelling knack for language and dialogue that fully captures the sense of the Old West Frontier.
It belonged to my great-uncle who ran off with the Buffalo Bill Cody
Wild West Show when it came to New York City in July 1902.
During these travels many of the Wild West's most famous icons such as Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Bat Masterson, Wild Bill Hickok, John Wesley Hardin, John Ringo, and Buffalo Bill Cody
, became acquainted with Thompson.
Buffalo Bill Cody
" is engraved on the right side of the barrel; "1917-2017" is inscribed on the left.
(Van Fleet 82) Many dime novelists tended to "employ recurring fictionalized versions of actual Western personalities, such as 'Wild Bill' Hickock and Buffalo Bill Cody
" (Ramsey and Derounian-Stodola 266) thus reinforcing the recurring hero concept.
However, a second study published in The Lives of Mississippi Authors 1817-1967 states that Ingraham "wrote 600 novels and 400 novelettes (dime novels), 200 or more of which are about The Adventures of Buffalo Bill Cody
. It may be noted that the dime novel pictured in this article entitled Buffalo Bill Ambassador is not listed among the 218 named by the Mississippi Authors study.
At the turn of the twentieth century, few Americans were more famous than Buffalo Bill Cody
, and his Wild West shows played to huge crowds.
The showmanship is still on display, just east of Yellowstone National Park in Cody, Wyoming, at the Buffalo Bill Cody
Incidentally, it was at the old Mansion House that used to be at 21 The Walk, in 1904, that the legendary Buffalo Bill Cody
, on his third and final visit to Cardiff, was given a dinner in his honour by the mayor.
THE Wild West Yorkshire saga of Buffalo Bill Cody
, recounted in this column, recalled the frontiersman's tour of the county and his visit to Huddersfield in 1904.