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Release Date:
15 July 1970 (USA) See more »
Defacing Public Property Is Against The Law... but so is Bank Robbing, Murder and the kind of Women Charlie Floyd loved. See more »
The movie tells the biography of the gangster Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd who started his career young... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Fabian ... Charles Arthur 'Pretty Boy' Floyd (as Fabian Forte)

Jocelyn Lane ... Betty
Astrid Warner ... Ruby

Adam Roarke ... 'Preacher'
Michael Haynes ... Ned Short
Robert Glenn ... Hossler
Annabelle Weenick ... Beryl (as Anne MacAdams)

Camilla Carr ... Helen
Jeff Alexander ... Wallace
Desmond Dhooge ... Harvey

Bill Thurman ... Huddy
Hugh Feagin ... Jack Dowler
Jessie Lee Fulton ... Mrs. Floyd
James N. Harrell ... Mr. Sam Floyd (as James Harrell)
Gene Ross ... William
Eddie Lo Russo ... Bo (as Ed Lo Russo)

Charlie Dell ... Charlie

Frank De Benedetto ... Lester Floyd (as Frank DeBenedett)
Eddie Thomas ... Ben Dowler
Ethan Allen ... Seth
Troy Hoskins ... Sheriff Taylor (as Troy K. Hoskins)
Lucky Mosley ... Deputy
Charles Redding ... Deputy
David Beuret ... Deputy
Walt Becklund ... Deputy
Ron Scott ... Deputy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Morgan Fairchild ... Blonde Driving Roadster (uncredited)

Directed by
Larry Buchanan 
Maury Dexter (uncredited)
Writing credits
Tony Huston (story) (as Enrique Touceda) and
Larry Buchanan (story)

Henry Rosenbaum (screenplay)

Produced by
Larry Buchanan .... producer
Original Music by
Harley Hatcher 
Cinematography by
James R. Davidson 
Film Editing by
Miguel Levin 
Makeup Department
Lynne Brooks .... makeup artist (as Lynn Brooks)
Sound Department
Larry Gianneschi Sr. .... sound mixer
William Vance White .... sound boom man
Michael Haynes .... stunts (uncredited)
Lucky Mosley .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
R.H. Christensen Sr. .... key grip
Robert Creasy .... chief electrician
Larry Gianneschi III .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ron Scott .... wardrobe
Music Department
Al Simms .... music supervisor
Other crew
Joreta C. Cherry .... script supervisor (as Joretta Cherry)

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Also Known As:
"Bullet for a Gangster" - Australia (video title)
"Deram-lhe uma Metralhadora" - Portugal (imdb display title)
"Dimosios kindynos yp' arith. 1" - Greece (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title)
"Sie nannten ihn Pretty Boy Floyd" - West Germany
"Un proiettile per Pretty Boy" - Italy
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89 min
Sound Mix:
Australia:A | Sweden:15 | UK:AA (original rating) | UK:15 (video) | USA:PG (certificate #22424) | USA:GP (original rating) | West Germany:18
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Did You Know?

Uncredited debut theatrical feature film of actress Morgan Fairchild.See more »
Factual errors: In the film, Floyd gets his nickname when he is in a brothel. This is false. In reality, after one of his bank robberies, a payroll master described Floyd as "a mere boy - a pretty boy with apple cheeks."See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Baadasssss Cinema (2002) (TV)See more »
I'm Gonna Love You ('Til I Die)See more »


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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Larry Buchanan Fired From This Film?, 28 February 2016
Author: Jakester from United States

Larry Buchanan, the Ed Wood of his day, made many bad movies in the '60s for American International. Apparently with this film he tried to elevate his game, took too long, got behind schedule, and got fired. Perhaps he also had artistic differences with Fabian. ;-) Anyway, yeah, the movie is wonderfully bad with many lovely bad touches - the bank robbery scenes occur in derelict buildings on the outskirts of downtown that apparently haven't been used in 35 years, Fabian's hairstyle is pure 1970, Fabian shows no apparent familiarity with the act of reading a newspaper, all the shades on the train are pulled down even though it's daytime, you can see the shadow of the camera against the train (because, um, it's broad daylight), the soulful song, not bad at first, gets used to death, etc. etc. etc. A useful text for stuff to avoid when you're making your first picture.

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