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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 ...
Willard Sage ...
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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November 1972 (USA)  »

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Billy Kid je bil prostak  »

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Billy Bonney: [Goldie wants Berle to serve a costumer] She don't wanna work, she don't have to work, it ain't right to make her work.
Goldie: Ain't right? Who the hell says it ain't right?
Billy Bonney: It ain't right, it just ain't right.
Goldie: [slaps Billy] Now gimme that gun, Bill! Where do you think this comes from? Do you think this is free? You think we eat and drink around here for free? You ungrateful little bastard!
[starts beating Billy]
Billy Bonney: You can hit me all you want... but it still ain't right.
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I never knew Billy The Kid was a wimp?
26 June 2003 | by (Scranton,Pa) – See all my reviews

I am not big on Westerns but I always thought Billy The Kid was a cold-blooded killer. Not in DIRTY LITTLE BILLY. Instead we are treated to pug nosed Michael J. Pollard as the title character who is nothing more then a wimpy little punk. Don't get me wrong the film is not bad but don't expect to see the life of the real Billy The Kid here. In this rendition Billy is a gangster wannabe as he latches on to pimpdaddy Goldie (Richard Evans) and his hooker/lover Berle(Lee Purcell). One can't help to sense the homoerotic bond between Billy and Goldie. It is not a stretch to picture Billy becoming Goldies lover/hooker when Berle is killed in the climax. One interesting tid-bit here is that one of Berles customers is Dick Van Patten! Watching a bare chested Van Patten having sex with Lee Purcell was almost to gross to watch. To and insult to injury Purcells character then makes whoopie with Pollard! No wonder this poor actress never made it big. Can you picture her resume: Had sex with Dick Van Patten and Michael J. Pollard in the same scene!


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