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Billy the Kid (1941) was a Biographical - Drama Film directed by Frank Borzage and David Miller and produced by Irving Asher.

Academy Awards 1941 --- Ceremony Number 14 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best CinematographyWilliam V. Skall, Leonard SmithNominated
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Eric Keating: You know, things are going to happen in this country. Guns and shooting are going out. Law and order is on the march. You better look out or they'll run you over. The good people want to live together as good, peaceful citizens. And when they get together, there isn't a man fast enough on the draw or tough enough to stand against them. Not even Hannibal, Napolean or Billy the Kid.


Dan Hickey: Nobody quits my outfit and stays healthy!
Billy: Which one of you guys wants to start making me unhealthy?


Jim 'Holy' Sherwood: On the level, Billy. You ought to get off the bottle.
Billy: Bottle? I've never been drunk in my life.
Jim 'Holy' Sherwood: I don't mean liquor. I mean another kind of bottle - excitement... phony adventure. It's no good, Billy.


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Facts about

Right-handed Robert Taylor spent weeks perfecting his ability to draw a gun with his left hand in preparation for this film.
Maureen O'Sullivan was initially cast in the role of "Edith Keating" but left to be with her husband, director John Farrow, who was with the RCAF in Canada.
This MGM Movie had Swedish Censorship number 63.152, and the movie was banned from showing at Swedish cinemas. MGM cut off 106 meters, and tried again this time the Censor number was 63.243, the Censor board cut another five meters, and it was allowed to be shown to everyone over 15 y/o.
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