Merrie Spaeth Collection of Davy Crockett Trading Cards, 1956
Crockett, Davy 1786-1836
Ink on cardboard : color photomechanical prints
0.25 cu. ft. : 2 boxes
Topps Chewing Gum Company issued the first series (with orange colored backs) of Davy Crockett cards in 1956, following the release of the Disney movie, "Davy Crockett" starring Fess Parker. Later in the year they released another series of 80 cards, this time with green colored backs.
One hundred sixty (160) trading cards featuring scenes from the 1956 Walt Disney movie "Davy Crockett" starring Fess Parker in the title role.
Merrie Spaeth Collection of Davy Crockett Trading Cards, 1956, Archives Center, National Museum of American History