The good guys wore white and the bad guys wore red. He even recruited real cowboys and cowgirls. Buffalo Bill, who for 30 years was the most popular figure on two continents, performed a unique brand of entertainment that has yet to be equaled. Was Buffalo Bill a businessman? An entertainer? What was he really like? And, how did he get his nickname? There is one thing that was certain: he was larger than life. The award-winning documentary Buffalo Bill Cody, which was previously viewed on public television, tours the life of one of the American West’s most innovative characters, and separates the myth from reality of the legendary William F. Cody.
Buffalo Bill Cody was created locally by the Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network.
- Previously viewed on public television
- An Emmy Award-winning film
- Winner of a Telly Award
- Find out how Buffalo Bill got his nickname
- Why were Buffalo Bill’s Wild West shows so popular?
- The mythical Buffalo Bill vs. the real William F. Cody