Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973)

 

 

 

 

Director:    Sam Peckinpah.

Starring:     James Coburn (Pat Garrett), Kris Kristofferson (Billy the Kid), Bob Dylan (Alias), Jason Robards Jr. (Gov. Lew Wallace), Richard Jaeckel (Sheriff Kip McKinney), Katy Jurado (Mrs. Baker), Slim Pickens (Sheriff Baker), Rita Coolidge (Maria).

Peckinpah's film was butchered by the powers that be.  (He actually wanted his name taken off the film.) The butchering still hurts the film.

 

 

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For Historical Background see the review for "Billy the Kid" (1941).

 

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