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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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True Aesthetic Spirit of the Old West
7 June 2004 | by (Sparks, Nv) – See all my reviews

This movie deserves kudos. It is a depiction of the Old West that is self re-enforcing in it's historical accuracy and aesthetic spirit. There is more truth in this picture than I've seen in 99.9 % of cinematic works I've seen. The main characters are uneducated ignorants who are the bad seeds in the territory. All of the standards of living available and the resultant eccentric TYPES encountered in the late 1800s for people in their circumstance are brought to light in a way accurate to that period. Of course, if you are unable to stomach gritty, raw dirt and grime reality then this picture may not be for you. But one of the coolest movies I've ever seen.


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