Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Trouble in Frontierland, Pt. 1



In this set of 1950’s photos, you can see the Frontierland gun fight/stunt show, occurring directly above the Oaks Tavern on New Orleans Street. Thanks to Ron Schneider, we now know that the stunt man in this show is none other than Golden Horseshoe legend Wally Boag.

Wally is giving it his all, as some guests don’t have a clue what is going on and some watch in awe. In the lower left-hand corner you can see Black Bart.





Apparently there were approximately 4 shows per day. See more vintage & current Frontierland photos at my regular website.

4 comments:

Major Pepperidge said...

Wow, that stunt man is really goin' nuts! I love the photo with him in mid-flip. Such a shame that they can't do this sort of show any more...

George Taylor said...

Great photos!

Any thoughts on the guy in the window in the 2nd shot?

Ron Schneider said...

Yo, David... That stuntman is none other than our mutual hero and my old boss, Wally Boag!!

Davelandweb said...

Ron - Thanks so much for the info! Now that you mention it, I definitely recognize him in those photos.