What Were Doc Holliday’S Last Words?

Did Doc Holliday say I’ll be your Huckleberry?

In the classic Western movie “Tombstone” (1993) Val Kilmer, as Doc Holliday, says to Johnny Ringo, “I’m your Huckleberry, that’s just my game.”.

Did Doc Holliday really kill Ringo?

The manner of Ringo’s demise remains something of a mystery. … Some believed, however, that he had been murdered either by his drinking friend Frank “Buckskin” Leslie or a young gambler named “Johnny-Behind-the-Deuce.” To complicate matters further, Wyatt Earp later claimed that he had killed Ringo.

What happened to Doc Holliday’s girlfriend?

Mary Katherine Horony, better known as Big Nose Kate. After Mary Katherine Horony got drunk and falsely implicated Doc the Benson stage robbery on March 15th, 1881 things were pretty much over between them. She left town while Doc was in jail during the Spicer hearings that followed the OK Corral gunfight.

What cowboy killed the most?

James Butler HickokJames Butler Hickok is one of the most famous gunmen of the Old West. A gunfighter, gambler, showman, and peace officer, Hickok may have killed more than 100 men. Hickok was born on May 27, 1837, to William Alonzo and Polly Butler Hickok in Illinois.

What guns did Doc Holliday carry?

Doc’s weapon of choice was a . 38 caliber, nickel-plated, pearl-handled, double-action (self-cocker) 1877 Colt Lightning. He also carried a knife, some say a bowie.

What was Doc Holliday’s illness?

As many of our readers know, “Doc” Holliday was a professional gambler who worked the saloon and gambling halls of the cattle and mining towns of the Western Frontier between 1873 and 1887. What readers might not know was that Holliday also suffered from debilitating pain caused by chronic tuberculosis (TB) infection.

Was Doc Holliday a good guy?

In the 1993 movie Tombstone, Doc Holliday (portrayed by actor Val Kilmer) is depicted as a good guy at heart, helping Wyatt Earp to keep order and law in the dangerous old west town of Tombstone, Arizona. As is the case with Earp, there is a mound of evidence that the real Doc Holliday wasn’t nearly so squeaky clean.

What does you’re a daisy if you do mean?

Doc saying” your a Daisy if you do” is him saying, if you challenge me, your going to die and then push up daisies or as others have said, fertilize the daisy.

Who was the fastest gun in the Old West?

Bob Munden was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as “The Fastest Man with a Gun Who Ever Lived”. One journalist reckoned that if Munden had been at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona, on October 26, 1881, the gunfight would have been over in 5 to 10 seconds. He could whip out his Colt .

What was Doc Holliday’s famous saying?

I’m Your Huckleberry8 “I’m Your Huckleberry.” Perhaps the quote most associated with Doc Holliday, he spoke the line twice in Tombstone — the first time was in response to Johnny Ringo’s open challenge to Wyatt Earp and his crew. However, Ringo’s fellow cowboys broke up the fight before anything could happen.

What did Wyatt Earp say about Doc Holliday?

Wyatt said of Doc, “He was the most skillful gambler and the nerviest, fastest, deadliest man with a six-gun I ever saw.” No one succeeded in killing Doc in all his years including the law.

What did Doc Holliday drink?

He published his articles in Human Life Magazine in 1907. His collection of articles was republished in book form in 1957 and again in 2009 under the title, Famous Gunfighters of the Western Frontier. When Doc started to severely deteriorate, he began the regular use of the opium formulation called laudanum.