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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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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

By Beatrice on Mar 21, 2020 From Flickers in Time

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) Directed by George Roy Hill Written by William Goldman 1969/US IMDb link Repeat viewing/Amazon Instant One of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Launching “Flickers in Time: The Lockdown Edition” with this beloved classic. ?It’s a blen... Read full article


Bridging Old Hollywood and New: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

By The Lady Eve on Oct 17, 2019 From Lady Eve's Reel Life

This post is my entry for the Classic Movie Blog Association's Fall 2019 Blogathon. This year we're honoring the CMBA's 10th anniversary with "The Anniversary Blogathon" and participating member bloggers are celebrating all manner of classic film and classic film-related anniversaries. Click here fo... 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


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


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Quotes from

Butch Cassidy: [to Sundance] Boy, I got vision, and the rest of the world wears bifocals.


Bike Salesman: [wheeling bicycle onto stage] Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls... meet... the future!


Butch Cassidy: [singing] Don't ever hit your mother with a shovel. It will leave a dull impression on her mind.


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Facts about

Marlon Brando was seriously considered to team with Paul Newman for one of the roles.
Paul Newman did his own bicycle stunts, after his stunt man was unable to stay on the bike, except for the scene where Butch crashes backwards into the fence, which was performed by cinematographer Conrad L. Hall.
Other actors that were under consideration for the role of Sundance were Steve McQueen and Warren Beatty. McQueen withdrew due to billing disagreements, and Beatty declined as he found the film too similar to Bonnie and Clyde.
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