Season 6, Episode 17 Before the Tall Man

First Aired: February 12, 1970

The Boones play matchmakers in the stormy courtship of Abraham Lincoln's parents, quick-tempered Tom Lincoln and prophetic Nancy Hanks. Nancy: Marianna Hill. Tom: Burr DeBenning. Daniel: Fess Parker. Rebecca: Patricia Blair. Israel: Darby Hinton. Burns: Harlan Warde. Denton: Tony Gange.

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  • Premise: Long-running adventure series about the legendary trailblazer, the rippin'est, roarin'est, fightin'est man the frontier ever knew (at least according to the show's theme song). It was a successful return to the trail for star Fess Parker, who, a decade ear… (more)

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