- Additional Details
- Format: DVD
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 2
- Run Time: 200 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
- Language: English
- Studio: A&E Home Video
- DVD Release Date: December 19, 2000
ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo
- Genre: Documentary
- Color: Color
- Release Date: 1994
Host Kenny Rogers leads a tour of the myths, legends and realities of the Old West in this award-winning collector's set, now on DVD. 2 discs.
- Get the real story behind the names and places that have become part of America's heritage.
- A blend of original footage, first-person accounts and inspired scholarship.
- Hosted by Kenny Rogers.
The myths, legends and realities of the Old West come alive in THE REAL WEST WITH KENNY ROGERS. Through original footage, authentic diaries, paintings, photos and expert commentary, this award-winning series reawakens the adventure of our most fabled era. The four episodes expose the truth of some of the most celebrated American stories and figures:
- The Battle of the Alamo--Confront the truth and controversy behind the legendary stand of 189 volunteers against Santa Anna's 5,000-man army.
- Wild Women--From Annie Oakley to Calamity Jane, trace the incredible stories of the legendary ladies of the Wild West.
- Texas Rangers--It was said that a Texas Ranger could "ride like a Mexican, trail like an Indian, shoot like a Tennesean, and fight like the very devil." Here is their amazing story.
- Sitting Bull--Get an in-depth look at the famed battle of the Little Big Horn in this authoritative portrait of the fabled Sioux Leader.