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George "Georgie" Russell is a character from the Davy Crockett miniseries which served as the Disneyland television show's representation of Frontierland.


History[]

Appearances and allusions[]

Davy Crockett Frontier Arcade[]

A wax sculpture of George used to appear in this area for photo opportunities.[1]

Frontierland[]

Russel is mentioned on a building titled, "Crockett & Russel Hat Co." in Disneyland's Frontierland.[2]

Mark Twain Riverboat[]

Russel is mentioned in the narration for this attraction as visiting Mike Fink in his cabin on Jackson Island.

Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn & Cafe[]

A satchel belonging to Georgie is located in this bar belonging to Pecos Bill and is filled with accounts of his and Crockett's adventures.

Tom Sawyer Island[]

A removed vignette in the fortress on Tom Sawyer Island showed Georgie and Davy arguing with Andrew Jackson.

Connections[]

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad[]

Russel's former commander Tobias Norton is a resident of Thunder Mesa in the Big Thunder region of Arizona. Additionally, the Tall Tale Inn is located in the Big Thunder town of Tumbleweed.

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