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Old March 28, 2014, 08:00 PM   #1
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Fess Parker's gun used in Disney's Davy Crockett found

The original flintlock used by Fess Parker in Disney's Davy Crockett has surfaced. It was bought for a song (but not "Born on a Mountaintop in Tennessee"). Click on the link for more details and pictures:
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Old March 29, 2014, 06:59 AM   #2
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Looks like that fellow picked himself up a nice keepsake.
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Old March 29, 2014, 07:16 AM   #3
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Wow That was a flud of memories that still sturs my blood.Thanks for sharing.
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Old March 29, 2014, 07:40 AM   #4
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That is awesome!!!
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Old March 29, 2014, 03:41 PM   #5
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Interesting article - thanks for posting!

Fond memories of watching that show . . . too bad we don't have others like that one around today. I miss a lot of the old good ones - Mayberry RFD, Waltons, Bonanza, etc. - they at least had some social redeeming value and taught some lessons about honesty, responsibility, etc. - I know, the reruns are on and I do watch 'em once in a while - Mayberry RFD, etc. Unfortunately shows like this wouldn't be "politically correct" . . . heaven help us if the kids today wore exposed to the morals we were many years ago . . . .
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Old April 11, 2014, 06:50 PM   #6
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I loved that show. Walt Disney brought us a lot of good productions.
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