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Pretty Boy Floyd (1960)

Not Rated | | Biography, Crime, Drama | January 1960 (USA)
Trying to shake his troubled past and start a new honest life, Floyd loses his job because of that past. With nowhere to go but back home in Oklahoma he gets news that his father's been ... See full summary »

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Herbert J. Leder
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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Ericson ... Charles Arthur 'Pretty Boy' Floyd
Barry Newman ... Al Riccardo
Roy Fant Roy Fant ... Jed Watkins
Joan Harvey ... Lil Courtney
Carl York Carl York ... Curly Winwell
Jason Evers ... Sheriff Blackie Faulkner (as Herb Evers)
Effie Afton ... Ma Parks
Shirley Smith Shirley Smith ... Ann Courtney
Casey Peyson ... Gail Crouder
Peter Falk ... Shorty Walters
Al Lewis ... Machine Gun Manny
Leo Bloom Leo Bloom ... Ed Courtney
Norman Burton ... Bill Courtney
Philip Kenneally ... Baker
Charles Braswell Charles Braswell ... Special Investigator Neil Trane
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Trying to shake his troubled past and start a new honest life, Floyd loses his job because of that past. With nowhere to go but back home in Oklahoma he gets news that his father's been murdered and the local sheriff lets the killer off with a self-defense plea. Bent on revenge, Floyd does what he must which leads him down a dark road littered with robbing banks and loose women. Floyd's final days are anything BUT pretty! Written by jimthemoviefreak@gmail.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1960 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pretty Boy Floyd See more »

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Le-Sac Productions See more »
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Mono
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Film debut of Barry Newman. See more »

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The film shows Pretty Boy Floyd having a career as a boxer, even fighting under his nickname. This is completely false. Floyd was never a professional fighter, and even if he had been, he never would have fought under the nickname "Pretty Boy"--a name given to him by a prostitute who was in love with him and which he despised. See more »

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Awful!
29 March 2006 | by sabre59See all my reviews

Without a doubt one of the worst gangster films ever made. Ranks with Ma Barker's Killer Brood for total inaccuracy. At least the characters are close to who they are supposed to be, even if the names are made-up. Al Ricardo instead of Adam Richetti, Shorty Walters instead of Bill "The Killer" Miller, The Courtney Brothers instead of the Ash Brothers, and Machine Gun Manny instead of Verne Miller, to name just a few. All through the film, Floyd appears to appreciate being called Pretty Boy, when in reality he hated it.

Probably the silliest scene in the flick is the Union Station massacre. Manny and Floyd blast away with some unrecognizable foreign-made machine guns -----definetely not Tommy Guns-----and kill the Frank Nash character and several cops without shattering the windshield or leaving so much as a single bullet hole in the car. .

I recently paid five bucks for the CD at a going-out-of-business sale. It was barely worth it.


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