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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid Overview:

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) was a Adventure - Western Film directed by George Roy Hill and produced by John Foreman, Paul Newman and Paul Monash.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2003.

Academy Awards 1969 --- Ceremony Number 42 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best CinematographyConrad HallWon
Best DirectorGeorge Roy HillNominated
Best Music - ScoringBurt BacharachWon
Best PictureJohn Foreman, ProducerNominated
Best WritingWilliam GoldmanWon
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Review: Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid (1969)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 3, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Despite my general reluctance to say that the Western in its classical form was on the way out, it’s hard not to make such an assertion looking at the landscape of the late 1960s. The Wild Bunch is a common marker of the seismic shift leading to the complete obliteration of the classic western... Read full article


Review: Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid (1969)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 3, 2017 From 4 Star Films

Despite my general reluctance to say that the Western in its classical form was on the way out, it’s hard not to make such an assertion looking at the landscape of the late 1960s. The Wild Bunch is a common marker of the seismic shift leading to the complete obliteration of the classic western... Read full article


Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969, George Roy Hill)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jun 27, 2016 From The Stop Button

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid opens with a sepia-toned silent film newsreel. It’s exposition, but also contrast. The silent images of a daring train robbery distract from reading the film’s accompanying opening titles. When the film itself starts, it’s just as sepia-toned. Onl... Read full article


The Making of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

By Amanda Garrett on Jan 15, 2016 From Old Hollywood Films

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) starring Katharine Ross, Paul Newman, and Robert Redford is coming to movie theaters across the U.S. next week. TCM and Fathom Events are bringing Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) to movie theaters this Sunday (Jan. 17) and Wednesday (Jan. 20). ... Read full article


“TCM Big Screen Classics: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” Movie Event Ticket Giveaway (December 26-January 9)

By Annmarie Gatti on Dec 26, 2015 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Win Tickets to see ?Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid? on the Big Screen! in Select Cinemas Nationwide January 17 & January 20! CMH is thrilled to announce the 1st of our 12 monthly movie ticket giveaways this year,?courtesy of Fathom Events! That said, this month, we?ll be giving away?SIX PAI... Read full article


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Quotes from

[Butch throws his bicycle away]
Butch Cassidy: The future's all yours, you lousy bicycle.


Bolivian cantina owner: El guisado esta delicioso. Para chuparse los dedos. Si quieren mas, es la especialidad de la casa si quieren mas, no tengan pena y diganmelo. Yo estoy aqui para servirles. Agraddezo la visita de tan distinguidos calballeros. Muchas gracias. Para servas.
Butch Cassidy: [cutting a steak] The Specialty of the House and it's still movin'!


Butch Cassidy: [to Sundance] Kid, the next time I say, "Let's go someplace like Bolivia," let's GO someplace like Bolivia.


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Facts about

Jack Lemmon turned down the role of Sundance because of a scheduling conflict with The Odd Couple.
Marlon Brando was seriously considered to team with Paul Newman for one of the roles.
The real "Hole in the Wall Gang" hid in Brown's Park near the Green River. One of their bank robberies occurred in Delta.
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Released 1969
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