May 1955. "Actor Fess Parker on a 22 city promotional tour as Davy Crockett. Includes public appearances at department stores." From photos by Maurice Terrell for the Look magazine assignment "Meet Davy Crockett." |
Clayton Moore played the Lone Ranger in the tv series 1949-1957, and Tonto was the Indian who saved him in the opening storyline. Jay Silverheels was a real Mohawk indian from Ontario Canada and played Tonto. Both men capitalized on the popularity of their character for many years making personal appearances and taking up causes they felt were important.