If you love Westerns and classic gunfight in the street face offs, you can thank one guy: Wild Bill Hickock, the first gunfighter and the founder of the feast.
All the gunfights featured in countless Westerns over the past 12 decades originated with one fight and one man. Bob Boze Bell will break it down, how this one seminal event featuring this one classic frontiersman became the foundation of the Western movie staple that continues to resonate with fans around the world.
Not only was Wild Bill the first gunfighter, he was the first celebrity who set the style that has become known as the Western Man in fact and fiction.
Was Wild Bill romantically involved with Calamity Jame? Boy hardly. But there they are buried next to each other in the Deadwood Cemetery. So, who was responsible for this bad joke?
Join Bob Boze Bell on Facebook and YouTube Live on June 16th at 5pm PDT for a deep dive into the first gunfight.
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This event is based on information you can fine in BBB’s The Illustrated Life and Times of Wild Bill Hickok. Buy your copy buy clicking HERE.