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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 ...
Louisiana
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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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Western

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November 1972 (USA)  »

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Billy Kid je bil prostak  »

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Nick Nolte's film debut. See more »

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Ben Antrim: All right, Billy. All right. You still haven't answered my question. What do you want to do?
Billy Bonney: Nothin'.
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Pollard too old.
2 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Pollard was 33 when he made this movie. Billy the Kid was only 22 when he was killed - much later - in New Mexico. I'm not sure just how old Billy the Kid was when he moved west, but I remember reading something about him being in El Paso when he was only 13. I'm somewhat of a Billy the Kid student. I think he was best characterized in Young Guns - not that it was a historical truth, but it did seem to capture him. Paul Newman, certainly, did not play a believable Billy the Kid. I wonder just how many people have played Billy the Kid in films. It would be interesting to name them all and try to rate their roles. Anybody out there who wants to give that a try?


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