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A Bullet for Pretty Boy (1970)

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The movie tells the biography of the gangster Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd who started his career young aged when he saw his father die and seeked out revenge by killing his murderer during a... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jocelyn Lane ...
Betty
Astrid Warner ...
Ruby
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'Preacher'
Michael Haynes ...
Ned Short
Robert Glenn ...
Hossler
Annabelle Weenick ...
Beryl (as Anne MacAdams)
Camilla Carr ...
Helen
Jeff Alexander ...
Wallace
Desmond Dhooge ...
Harvey
Bill Thurman ...
Huddy
Hugh Feagin ...
Jack Dowler
Jessie Lee Fulton ...
Mrs. Floyd
James N. Harrell ...
Mr. Sam Floyd (as James Harrell)
Gene Ross ...
William
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The movie tells the biography of the gangster Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd who started his career young aged when he saw his father die and seeked out revenge by killing his murderer during a fight. Written by Volker Boehm

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Charles Arthur Floyd was a lady killer... also Cops, Sheriffs, Bank Tellers, or anyone else in his way! See more »


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15 July 1970 (USA)  »

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Pretty Boy Floyd  »

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The movie received a wide release (308 theatres) on 15 July 1970 which was rare for AIP at the time. The New York release in November was typical of AIP at that time - NYC was nearly always one of the last stops for its pix. See more »

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In the motel scene just before the robbery of the Hayes City Bank, an agent yells out "Floyd - FBI!". At that time, the agency was known as the Bureau of Investigation (BOI). Charles Arthur Floyd was brought down on October 22 1934. It was in in July 1935, nine months after Floyd's death that the Bureau was renamed the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). See more »

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"Ruby Ruby
by Richard Bowen, Danny Heald, Harold Finch, Jr. & Robert Gilly
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Barmy and Clod, AIP style
20 February 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Sorry, I mean Bonnie and Clyde get a re run at American International Pictures. I saw this in first release at our wonderful Sydney Capitol Theatre, home of the changed-weekly drive in double feature except this was a glorious 2500 seat plaster picture palace. A BULLET FOR PRETTY BOY + ERIK THE CONQUEROR was the 70c double feature in 1971 and I was there, with lollies and still had change from $2. Handsome pop dude Fabian made a passable Floyd mainly because he was pretty in his Matt Lattanzi way. The only reason this film was made was because of BONNIE AND CLYDE and AIP was always keen to cash in on a fad. Also they probably had access to the props and cars from BOXCAR BERTHA and BLOODY MAMA made the previous year. I miss the days of AIP, they always made trash and treasure and always entertaining. BULLET FOR PRETTY BOY was exactly like a B grade version of BONNIE AND CLYDE, banjo music and all.


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