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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (23-Sep-1969)

Director: George Roy Hill

Writer: William Goldman

Music Composed and Conducted by: Burt Bacharach

Producer: John Foreman

Keywords: Western, Bank Robbery, Explosions, Bolivia

Bank robbers Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid contemplate fleeing to Bolivia, but the rest of their Hole in the Wall Gang convince them to rob the Union Pacific Overland. Their success brings the ire of the railroad, which hires a posse specifically to kill them. The pair actually flee to Bolivia, but find it difficult to change their ways. Won Oscars for Best Cinematography, Best Screenplay, Best Score, and Best Original Song ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head"); additionally received nominations for Best Director, Best Picture and Best Sound. Entered 2003 into the National Film Registry.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ted Cassidy
Actor
31-Jul-1932 16-Jan-1979 Lurch on The Addams Family
Jeff Corey
Actor
10-Aug-1914 16-Aug-2002 Little Big Man
Sam Elliott
Actor
9-Aug-1944   Rush, The Hulk
George Furth
Playwright
14-Dec-1932 11-Aug-2008 Company
Henry Jones
Actor
1-Aug-1912 17-May-1999 The Bad Seed
Cloris Leachman
Actor
30-Apr-1926   Phyllis and The Facts of Life
Kenneth Mars
Actor
14-Apr-1936 12-Feb-2011 The Producers
Strother Martin
Actor
26-Mar-1919 1-Aug-1980 Cool Hand Luke
Paul Newman
Actor
26-Jan-1925 26-Sep-2008 Salad dressing magnate
Robert Redford
Actor
18-Aug-1936   The Sundance Kid
Katharine Ross
Actor
29-Jan-1940   Elaine Robinson in The Graduate

CAST

Paul Newman   ...   Butch Cassidy
Robert Redford   ...   The Sundance Kid
Katharine Ross   ...   Etta Place
Co-Starring
Strother Martin   ...   Percy Garris
Henry Jones   ...   Bike Salesman
Jeff Corey   ...   Sheriff Bledsoe
George Furth   ...   Woodcock
Cloris Leachman   ...   Agnes
with
Ted Cassidy   ...   Harvey Logan
Kenneth Mars   ...   Marshal
Donnelly Rhodes   ...   Macon
Jody Gilbert   ...   Large Woman
Timothy Scott   ...   News Carver
Don Keefer   ...   Fireman
Charles Dierkop   ...   Flat Nose Curry
Francisco Cordova   ...   Bank Manager
Nelson Olmstead   ...   Photographer
Paul Bryar   ...   Card Player #1
Sam Elliott   ...   Card Player #2
Charles Akins   ...   Bank Teller
Eric Sinclair   ...   Tiffany's Salesman

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