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Pretty Boy Floyd (1960)

 -  Biography | Crime | Drama  -  January 1960 (USA)
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Trying to shake his troubled past and start a new honest life, Floyd loses his job because of that past. With nowhere to go but back home in Oklahoma he gets news that his father's been ... See full summary »

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John Ericson ...
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Al Riccardo
Roy Fant ...
Jed Watkins
Joan Harvey ...
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Carl York ...
Curly Winwell
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Sheriff Blackie Faulkner (as Herb Evers)
Effie Afton ...
Ma Parks
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Ann Courtney
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Gail Crouder
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Shorty Walters
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Machine Gun Manny
Leo Bloom ...
Ed Courtney
Norman Burton ...
Bill Courtney
Philip Kenneally ...
Baker
Charles Braswell ...
Special Investigator Neil Trane
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Trying to shake his troubled past and start a new honest life, Floyd loses his job because of that past. With nowhere to go but back home in Oklahoma he gets news that his father's been murdered and the local sheriff lets the killer off with a self-defense plea. Bent on revenge, Floyd does what he must which leads him down a dark road littered with robbing banks and loose women. Floyd's final days are anything BUT pretty! Written by jimthemoviefreak@gmail.com

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THE KISS OF DEATH - WHERE THE UNDERWORLD BECOME THE JUDGES AND A HOODLUM WINDS UP DEAD! (original print ad - all caps)

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De erfgenaam van Al Capone  »

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Average gangster flick
29 February 2000 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

Pretty Boy Floyd is a rather pedestrian and overlong biopic of the famous gangster. Luckily there's an outstanding cast on hand to lend the film some much needed credibility: John Ericson is fine as Pretty Boy, but it's great to see Barry Newman, Peter Falk, and Al 'Elect Me Governor' Lewis playing his various sidekicks. We even get Jason 'Brain That Wouldn't Die' Evers as Floyd's nemesis, the determined local lawman.


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