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A Bullet for Pretty Boy (1970)

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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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
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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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Defacing Public Property Is Against The Law... but so is Bank Robbing, Murder and the kind of Women Charlie Floyd loved. See more »


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15 July 1970 (USA)  »

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$350,000 (estimated)
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The "Pretty Boy" of the film's A Bullet for Pretty Boy (1970) title refers to the nick-name of Pretty Boy Floyd of the film's central lead character of gangster Charles Arthur Floyd (Fabian). 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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Featured in Dusk to Dawn Drive-In Trash-o-Rama Show Vol. 2 (1996) See more »

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Written by Richard Bowen
Performed by The Source
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Not very close to the facts, but entertaining nonetheless
22 June 2008 | by (Williamsburg, VA) – See all my reviews

This one follows the exploits of Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd (Fabian) and his gang as they rob banks through out Midwestern states (although it was entirely shot in Texas). It is pretty obvious that director Larry Buchanan is cashing in on the success of BONNIE & CLYDE (1967); for the second time actually as he made a B&C ripoff in 1968. For a low budget picture, they capture the small town feel pretty well. But reading any quick online bio for Floyd will show you the filmmakers are playing fast and loose with the truth. Floyd here - perhaps thanks to Woody Guthrie's song - is a romanticized, modern day Robin Hood-type with plenty of love for the ladies. Fabian acquits himself well in the lead role and the gorgeous Jocelyn Lane plays his love interest Betty. Adam Roarke has a small role as the character Preacher. An amazing amount of the supporting cast (Annabelle Weenick, Camilla Carr, Hugh Feagin, Gene Ross) later showed up in the horror works of S.F. Brownrigg.


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