Bonnie and Clyde

In the 1930s, bored waitress Bonnie Parker falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, stealing cars and robbing banks.

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Film Cast:

  • Clyde Barrow: Warren Beatty
  • Bonnie Parker: Faye Dunaway
  • C. W. Moss: Michael J. Pollard
  • Buck Barrow: Gene Hackman
  • Blanche: Estelle Parsons
  • Frank Hamer: Denver Pyle
  • Ivan Moss: Dub Taylor
  • Velma Davis: Evans Evans
  • Eugene Grizzard: Gene Wilder
  • Bonnie’s mother (uncredited): Mabel Cavitt
  • Bank Teller (uncredited): Patrick Cranshaw
  • Policeman (uncredited): Owen Bush
  • Deputy (uncredited): Clyde Howdy
  • Bank Guard (uncredited): Russ Marker
  • Bonnie’s Sister (uncredited): Ann Palmer
  • Sheriff Smoot (uncredited): Ken Mayer

Film Crew:

  • Art Direction: Dean Tavoularis
  • Stunts: Harvey Parry
  • Director: Arthur Penn
  • Producer: Warren Beatty
  • Director of Photography: Burnett Guffey
  • Editor: Dede Allen
  • Set Decoration: Raymond Paul
  • Costume Design: Theadora Van Runkle
  • Original Music Composer: Charles Strouse
  • Writer: David Newman
  • Writer: Robert Benton
  • Makeup Artist: Robert Jiras
  • Writer: Robert Towne
  • Title Graphics: Wayne Fitzgerald
  • Assistant Director: Jack N. Reddish
  • Stand In: Morgan Fairchild
  • Scoring Mixer: Dan Wallin
  • Stand In: George Sawaya
  • Stunts: Dale van Sickel
  • Stunts: Eddie Hice
  • Stunts: Clyde Howdy
  • Stunts: Bob Harris
  • Stunts: Bennie E. Dobbins
  • Stunts: Lucky Mosley
  • Producer’s Assistant: Elaine Michea
  • Script Supervisor: Crayton Smith
  • Stunts: Roydon Clark
  • Production Manager: Russell Saunders
  • Driver: Donald P. Desmond
  • Sound: Francis E. Stahl
  • Special Effects: Danny Lee
  • Hairstylist: Gladys Witten
  • Script Supervisor: John Dutton
  • Wardrobe Master: Andy Matyasi
  • Wardrobe Master: Norma Brown

Movie Reviews:

  • John Chard: Good afternoon, we are the Barrow gang.

    Bonnie & Clyde stands today as one of the most important films of the 60s, it’s impact on culture alone marks it out as a piece of work to note, but as gangster films go this one is something of a landmark. Quite how writers Newman & Benton managed to craft a story of two deadbeat outlaws into cinematic heroes is up for any individual viewers scrutiny, but they bloody well do it because we all want to be in the Barrow gang, because we get lost in this romanticised outlawish tale unfolding in front of our eyes.

    The film is a fusion of incredible violence and jaunty slapstick, and smartly pauses for delicate moments to let us into the psyche of the main protagonists, we know they have hangups, and with that we know they are fallible human beings, and this sets us up a treat for the incredible jaw dropping finale, and the impact of this finale hits as hard now as it did back with the audience’s of 1967.

    The cast are incredible, Warren Beatty gives a truly brilliant performance as Clyde, he looks good and suave tooting those guns, but it’s in the tender troubled scenes where he excels supreme. Faye Dunaway as Bonnie is the perfect foil for Beatty’s layers, she nails every beat of this gangsters troubled moll. Gene Hackman, Michael J Pollard, and Estelle Parsons put the cherry on the icing to give depth and range to the rest of the Barrow gang, and these fine actors are clothed in gorgeous cinematography courtesy of Burnett Guffrey. To round out the plaudits I finish with love for director Arthur Penn because it’s his vision that gives us something of a nostalgic movie that plays up and down with its subjects with cheeky aplomb, in fact it’s just like the banjo music that features so prominently throughout this wonderful film.

    Nominated for 9 Oscars it won just the two, the entire actors who played the Barrow gang were nominated, and truth be told they all would have been worthy winners, as it is they gave out just the one to the least strongest performance from Estelle Parsons, go figure. It’s legacy both in culture and box office lives on and for me Bonnie & Clyde is not only one of the best films of the 60s, it’s also one of the best in history. 10/10

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