Tall Tales & Legends

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Tall Tales & Legends is an American folklore anthology television series of 9 episodes created by television and film actress Shelley Duvall, who also served as Executive Producer and narrator, alongside Fred Fuchs, following her success with her first... read more
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Tall Tales & Legends is an American folklore anthology television series of 9 episodes created by television and film actress Shelley Duvall, who also served as Executive Producer and narrator, alongside Fred Fuchs, following her success with her first anthology series, Faerie Tale Theatre. It ran from 1985–1987 on Showtime as well as The Disney Channel it adapted from various American-based folk tales and stories of bravery. The series was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. It itself was followed up by a four-part anthology series, titled Nightmare Classics.

Original Release

09/25/1985 on SHO

US Release

09/25/1985

Cast

# Title Air Date
1 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Wednesday, 25 September 1985
2 Pecos Bill Wednesday, 01 January 1986
3 Casey at the Bat Monday, 20 January 1986
4 My Darlin' Clementine Saturday, 08 February 1986
5 Johnny Appleseed Friday, 31 October 1986
6 Ponce de Leon Sunday, 16 November 1986
7 John Henry Monday, 01 December 1986
8 Davy Crockett Thursday, 18 December 1986
9 Annie Oakley Tuesday, 24 December 1985
1988EmmyOutstanding Children's Program Nominated
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