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Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979)

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A "prequel" of sorts to "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," chronicling the two outlaws' lives in the years before the events portrayed in the Newman/Redford movie.

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The Sundance Kid / Harry Alonzo Longabaugh
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Butch Cassidy / Robert Leroy Parker
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Mike Cassidy
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Joe Le Fors
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O.C. Hanks
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Bill Tod Carver (as Chris Lloyd)
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Mary Parker
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Jack
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Ruby
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Old Robber
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Cyrus Antoon
Sherril Lynn Rettino ...
Annie (as Sherril Lynn Katzman)
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A "prequel" of sorts to "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid," chronicling the two outlaws' lives in the years before the events portrayed in the Newman/Redford movie.

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Comedy | Western

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24 August 1979 (Sweden)  »

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Les joyeux débuts de Butch Cassidy et le Kid  »

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Most of the script was written by Allan Burns. Original _Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)_ scribe William Goldman wrote some bits and scenes which he had wanted to include in the first film but had not been able to. See more »

Quotes

Butch Cassidy: But don't you know who I am?
Old Robber: No, I'm sorry, sir, I don't.
Butch Cassidy: Well, I'm a fairly well-known outlaw.
Old Robber: Oh?
Butch Cassidy: Maybe not so much around these parts, but, ah, Utah... Wyoming.
Old Robber: I believe I have heard of you! Mr... ah...
Butch Cassidy: Cassidy.
Old Robber: Cassidy! That's right! Dutch Cassidy!
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As far as sequels go, not bad
4 May 1999 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

Gorgeous scenery, well photographed. Good actors. Sweet tone. Inventive bits that echo the spirit of the previous movie. However, I agree with Leonard Maltin on the one flaw: no story. This movie is more or less a collections of vignettes, sometimes with little to no connection with each other. If there had been a developing story to hang these vignettes on, we would have gotten a movie very close to the quality of the previous movie. But as it is now, it's a simple pleasant movie. Even better when you realize the usual quality of sequels.


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