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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid -- Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close.

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Director:
Writer:
William Goldman (written by)
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Release Date:
24 October 1969 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Just for the fun of it! See more »
Plot:
Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Bolivia when the law gets too close. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Won 4 Oscars. Another 18 wins & 12 nominations See more »
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: A post modern Western See more (283 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Paul Newman ... Butch Cassidy

Robert Redford ... The Sundance Kid

Katharine Ross ... Etta Place

Strother Martin ... Percy Garris

Henry Jones ... Bike Salesman

Jeff Corey ... Sheriff Bledsoe

George Furth ... Woodcock

Cloris Leachman ... Agnes

Ted Cassidy ... Harvey Logan

Kenneth Mars ... Marshal

Donnelly Rhodes ... Macon
Jody Gilbert ... Large Woman
Timothy Scott ... News Carver

Don Keefer ... Fireman
Charles Dierkop ... Flat Nose Curry
Pancho Córdova ... Bank Manager (as Francisco Cordova)
Nelson Olmsted ... Photographer (as Nelson Olmstead)
Paul Bryar ... Card Player #1

Sam Elliott ... Card Player #2
Charles Akins ... Bank Teller
Eric Sinclair ... Tiffany's Salesman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Douglas Bank ... Citizen (uncredited)
Larry Barton ... Citizen (uncredited)
Rico Cattani ... Bank Guard (uncredited)
José Chávez ... Bolivian Police Commander (uncredited)
Dave Dunlop ... Gunman (uncredited)
Jill Hall ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Percy Helton ... Sweetface (uncredited)

Buck Holland ... Posse Member (uncredited)
Jack Isbell ... Posseman (uncredited)
Enrique Lucero ... Guard in the 1st Bolivian Bank (uncredited)
Lyn Massey ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Thurl Ravenscroft ... (singing voice) (uncredited)
Jorge Russek ... Bolivian Army Officer (uncredited)
José Torvay ... Bolivian Bandit (uncredited)
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Directed by
George Roy Hill 
 
Writing credits
William Goldman (written by)

Produced by
John Foreman .... producer
Paul Monash .... executive producer
Paul Newman .... co-executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Burt Bacharach 
 
Cinematography by
Conrad L. Hall (director of photography) (as Conrad Hall)
 
Film Editing by
John C. Howard 
Richard C. Meyer 
 
Art Direction by
Philip M. Jefferies  (as Philip Jefferies)
Jack Martin Smith 
 
Set Decoration by
Chester Bayhi 
Walter M. Scott 
 
Costume Design by
Edith Head (Edith Head does in fact receive screen credit for this film. Remove the "uncredited" from this listing)
 
Makeup Department
Edith Lindon .... hairstylist
Daniel C. Striepeke .... makeup artist (as Dan Striepeke)
Dick Dawson .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Laura Lee Grubich .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Leo Lotito Jr. .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Jay Sebring .... hair designer: Paul Newman (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Lloyd Anderson .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Steven Bernhardt .... assistant director
Michael D. Moore .... second unit director (as Michael Moore)
Randall Henderson .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Fred Chapman .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
David Dockendorf .... sound (as David E. Dockendorf)
Bill Edmondson .... sound (as William E. Edmondson)
 
Visual Effects by
L.B. Abbott .... special photographic effects
Art Cruickshank .... special photographic effects
 
Stunts
M. James Arnett .... stunt double: Paul Newman (uncredited)
M. James Arnett .... stunts (uncredited)
Eldon Burke .... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Canutt .... stunts (uncredited)
Steven Chambers .... stunt double (uncredited)
Matt Connors .... stunts (uncredited)
Bill Couch .... stunts (uncredited)
Howard Curtis .... stunt double: Paul Newman (uncredited)
Howard Curtis .... stunts (uncredited)
Richard Farnsworth .... stunts (uncredited)
Jim Feazell .... stunts (uncredited)
Joe Finnegan .... stunts (uncredited)
Mickey Gilbert .... stunt double: Robert Redford (uncredited)
Mickey Gilbert .... stunts (uncredited)
Conrad L. Hall .... bicycle crash stunt (uncredited)
Fred Lerner .... stunts (uncredited)
Ben Miller .... stunts (uncredited)
William Neal .... stunts (uncredited)
Danny Sands .... stunts (uncredited)
Dean Smith .... stunt double (uncredited)
Bob Stephens .... stunts (uncredited)
Fred Zendar .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lawrence Schiller .... special still photographer
Harold E. Wellman .... photographer: second unit
Arthur Brooker .... key grip (uncredited)
Earl L. Clark .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Jordan Cronenweth .... camera operator (uncredited)
Thomas Del Ruth .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Dave Friedman .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Edward Hutton .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Harry Sundby .... chief electrician (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joe Drury .... costumer (uncredited)
Wesley Trist .... costumer (uncredited)
Diana Wilson .... key costumer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Gregory Creaser .... digital restoration colorist (uncredited)
Hugh K. Cummings .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Mark Nakamine .... colorist (digital color correction) (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Burt Bacharach .... conductor
Jack Hayes .... orchestrator
Leo Shuken .... orchestrator
Robert Bain .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Tommy Morgan .... musician: harmonica (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Chris Haynes .... driver (uncredited)
Jim Martell .... transportation coordinator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Robert Crawford Jr. .... dialogue coach
John Neuhart .... graphic montage
Ron Preissman .... assistant to producer
Lynn A. Aber .... script supervisor (uncredited)
Stanley Bielecki .... publicity and marketing (uncredited)
Court Ernst .... auditor (uncredited)
'Chema' Hernandez .... head wrangler: Mexico (uncredited)
Gaines Johnston .... auditor (uncredited)
Annabelle King .... production assistant (uncredited)
Arvo Ojala .... gun coach (uncredited)
Lew Tate .... location manager (uncredited)
Steve Urzykowski .... auditor (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
110 min
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Color:
Color | Black and White (Sepiatone)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Argentina:13 | Australia:PG | Australia:M (TV rating) | Brazil:12 | Canada:PG (Canadian Home Video rating) | Canada:PG (Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:A (Nova Scotia) (original rating) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) (original rating) | Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) (re-rating) (2000) | Canada:G (Quebec) (re-rating) (2000) | Finland:K-16 | France:U | Germany:16 (DVD rating) | Iceland:L | Japan:G (2009) | Norway:12 (video rating) (1983) | Norway:16 (1969) | Singapore:PG | South Korea:15 | Spain:13 | Sweden:11 | UK:A (original rating) | UK:PG (tv rating) | UK:PG (video rating) (1987) (1998) | USA:PG (1974 re-release) | USA:M (original rating) (Approved No. 21991) | West Germany:12 (f)

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Trivia:
This movie was filmed roughly the same time as Hello, Dolly! (1969), on the sound stage next door. Director George Roy Hill believed that the studio would allow him to film the New York scenes on "Dolly's" sets, since the two films' daily shooting schedules were totally different. After production started, though, the studio informed him that it wanted to keep the sets for "Dolly" a secret and so refused him permission. To work around this, Hill had Robert Redford, Paul Newman and Katharine Ross simply pose on the sets and took photos of them. He then inserted images of the three stars into a series of 300 actual period photos and spliced the two different sets (real and posed) together to form the New York montage.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The "foot pegs" through the front axle of the bicycle that Etta uses disappear during Butch Cassidy's stunt performance and reappear afterwards.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Butch Cassidy:What happened to the old bank? It was beautiful.
Guard:People kept robbing it.
Butch Cassidy:Small price to pay for beauty.
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Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Good-bye Dolly GraySee more »

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36 out of 43 people found the following review useful.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: A post modern Western, 18 June 2003
Author: latsblaster from Örebro, Sweden

George Roy Hill´s funny Western is still modern and hasn't aged bad at all. Paul Newman is charming and charismatic, and Robert Redford is energetic. I don't know why some Western-fans doesn't like it because it is filled with powerful and spectacular gunfights, humor, friendship and beautiful pictures - which is the reasons why you watch Westerns, isn't it? I am fully aware of the fact that 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' was an unusual Western when it came. After this there were made other attempts or experiments like this but I don't think that they succeeded. 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' has also the rare ability to even smell, taste or feel classic when you watch it ... Robert Redford was never better than here.

Rating: 9 of 10.

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