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Dirty Little Billy (1972)

 -  Western  -  November 1972 (USA)
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A more based in reality unsensationalistic portrayal of the gritty early years of one of the most famous Wild West outlaws in history.

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Richard Evans ...
Goldie
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Berle
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Ben Antrim
Dran Hamilton ...
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Henry McCarty
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Ed
Alex Wilson ...
Len
Ronny Graham ...
Charle Nile
Josip Elic ...
Jawbone
Richard Stahl ...
Earl Lovitt
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Basil Crabtree
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Berle's customer
Scott Walker ...
Stormy
Rosary Nix ...
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A more based in reality unsensationalistic portrayal of the gritty early years of one of the most famous Wild West outlaws in history.

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Billy the Kid was a punk.

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What a punk
26 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Forgotten little western about young slacker Billy arriving in the West from New York and not wanting anything to do with his father's crop-work. After being banished by his father he wanders aimlessly through town and finds a mentor in the town outlaw Goldie. Not the Billy the Kid story were familiar with; Billy is a dirty, chubby-cheeked kid who doesn't have a care in the world and gets shaky every time he attempts to fire a gun. The film has a terrific feel to it with grainy brown and black colors. Dirty is an appropriate word for the ambiance of the movie. Not much story per se, but the film is well acted especially by Pollard who looks and acts as though he is a rabid puppy. Some jarring moments of violence and a terrific ending. Worth a look if you're a western fan.

*** out of ****


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