Bonnie and Clyde (1967) was a Biographical - Crime Film directed by Arthur Penn and produced by Warren Beatty.
Bonnie and Clyde was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1992.
Academy Awards 1967 --- Ceremony Number 40 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Warren Beatty||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actor||Gene Hackman||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actor||Michael J. Pollard||Nominated|
|Best Actress||Faye Dunaway||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Estelle Parsons||Won|
|Best Cinematography||Burnett Guffey||Won|
|Best Costume Design||Theadora Van Runkle||Nominated|
|Best Director||Arthur Penn||Nominated|
|Best Picture||Warren Beatty, Producer||Nominated|
|Best Writing||David Newman, Robert Benton||Nominated|
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)By Beatrice on Jul 24, 2019 From Flickers in Time
Bonnie and Clyde Directed by Arthur Penn Written by David Newman and Robert Benton 1967/US Warner Brothers/Seven Arts; Tatira-Hiller Productions Repeat viewing/Netflix rental One of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Did this change Hollywood films forever or just for the next ten years? ?Was i... Read full article
Review: Bonnie and Clyde (1967)By 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 24, 2019 From 4 Star Films
Fifty years on and Bonnie and Clyde remains a cultural landmark as the harbinger proclaiming a new American movie had arrived on the scene. As a cinematic artifact, it is indebted as much to the 60s themselves as it is the Depression Era where its mythical crime story finds its roots. The spark of a... Read full article
Win Tickets to see ?TCM Big Screen Classics: Bonnie and Clyde (50th Anniversary)? (Giveaway runs July 14 – July 29)By Annmarie Gatti on Jul 14, 2017 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Win Tickets to see ?Bonnie and Clyde? on the Big Screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sunday, August 13 & Wednesday, August 16! “This here’s Miss Bonnie Parker. I’m Clyde Barrow. We rob banks.” CMH is thrilled to announce the 10th of our 14 movie ticket giveaways this yea... Read full article
Bonnie and Clyde (1967, Arthur Penn)By Andrew Wickliffe on Aug 14, 2015 From The Stop Button
Bonnie and Clyde opens with two immediate introductions. First, in the opening titles, photographs from the 1930s set the scene. Second, in the first scene, with Faye Dunaway (as Bonnie) and Warren Beatty (as Clyde) meet one another and flirt their way into armed robbery. Okay, maybe in the latter, ... Read full article
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The tale of the rascally outlaws ushered in the 1960s as a time of violence fastened together by sympathetic revolutionaries.? This revisionist legend romanticized the gangster genre, and heavily inspired director Terence Malick’s debut, Badlands.? With a fantastic cast, and a bevy of differen... Read full article
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Clyde Barrow: 'Least I ain't a liar.
[moments after Clyde has committed armed robbery and they are about to make their getaway in a stolen car]
Bonnie Parker: Hey! What's your name, anyway?
Clyde Barrow: [starts car] Clyde Barrow.
Bonnie Parker: [loudly over the engine noise] Hi. I'm Bonnie Parker. Pleased to meet you!
[about Bonnie's poem]
Clyde Barrow: You know what you done there? You told my story, you told my whole story right there, right there. One time, I told you I was gonna make you somebody. That's what you done for me. You made me somebody they're gonna remember.
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According to Warren Beatty in the Special Addition DVD documentary, in the death scene, the make up department fixed a fake scalp over his real hair with a line so that while he was being shot, it would look like his head was being blown off. Beatty says that partially the reason why he had the fruit in his hand was that the moment he squeezed the fruit was supposed to signal the make up artist to pull the line and rip the scalp off. However, when the scene was being filmed, the artist was so nervous that he forgot to pull the line. By the same token, Faye Dunaway mentions that the make up artists also put appliances over her face that were also wired so that when she was being shot they would yank off the flesh colored covers.
Future film maker Curtis Hanson, who began his career as a photographer, took a series of modeling photos of Faye Dunaway which helped to get her the job as Bonnie Parker. According to Hanson on the Special Edition DVD Documentary, when Dunaway came under consideration, Warren Beatty called him and asked Hanson to bring a slide show presentation of the photos to show to both Beatty and Arthur Penn. After viewing the photos, Dunaway was cast. According to Hanson, Warren Beatty wanted to pay him for the photos but Hanson instead asked to accompany them to Texas so he could observe the filming to which Beatty agreed.
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