Billy the Kid (1930 film)

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Billy the Kid is a 1930 American pre-Code film directed in widescreen by King Vidor about the relationship between frontier outlaw Billy the Kid (Johnny Mack Brown, billed as "John Mack Brown") and Pat Garrett (Wallace Beery), the man who later killed him.wikipedia
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Johnny Mack Brown

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Billy the Kid is a 1930 American pre-Code film directed in widescreen by King Vidor about the relationship between frontier outlaw Billy the Kid (Johnny Mack Brown, billed as "John Mack Brown") and Pat Garrett (Wallace Beery), the man who later killed him.
He appeared in minor roles until 1930 when he was cast as the star in a Western entitled Billy the Kid and directed by King Vidor.

Roscoe Ates

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Roscoe Ates as Old Stuff
The next year he was cast as "Old Stuff" in the film Billy the Kid with Johnny Mack Brown (1904–1974) as Billy the Kid and Wallace Beery (1885–1949) as Deputy Sheriff Pat Garrett.

Kay Johnson

Kay Johnson as Claire Randall
She went on to appear in The Ship from Shanghai (1930), This Mad World (1930), Billy the Kid (1930), The Spoilers (1930) with Gary Cooper and Betty Compson, DeMille's Madam Satan (1930), Passion Flower (1930), Capra's American Madness (1932), Thirteen Women (1932), Of Human Bondage (which starred Leslie Howard and Bette Davis), Jalna (1935) and Mr. Lucky (1943).

Pat Garrett

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Billy the Kid is a 1930 American pre-Code film directed in widescreen by King Vidor about the relationship between frontier outlaw Billy the Kid (Johnny Mack Brown, billed as "John Mack Brown") and Pat Garrett (Wallace Beery), the man who later killed him.
Wallace Beery in Billy the Kid (MGM, 1930)

Wallace Beery

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Billy the Kid is a 1930 American pre-Code film directed in widescreen by King Vidor about the relationship between frontier outlaw Billy the Kid (Johnny Mack Brown, billed as "John Mack Brown") and Pat Garrett (Wallace Beery), the man who later killed him.
Beery's second film for MGM was also a huge success: Billy the Kid (1930), an early widescreen picture in which he played Pat Garrett.

Russell Simpson (actor)

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Russell Simpson as Angus McSween
Billy the Kid (1930) as Angus McSween

King Vidor

Billy the Kid is a 1930 American pre-Code film directed in widescreen by King Vidor about the relationship between frontier outlaw Billy the Kid (Johnny Mack Brown, billed as "John Mack Brown") and Pat Garrett (Wallace Beery), the man who later killed him.
Billy the Kid, US TV title The Highwayman Rides (1930)

Chris-Pin Martin

Chris-Pin Martin as Don Esteban Santiago
Billy the Kid (1930) - Don Esteban Santiago

Blanche Friderici

Blanche Friderici as Mrs McSween (as Blanche Frederici)
Billy the Kid (1930) - Mrs. McSween

Billy the Kid (1941 film)

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The film was remade in color in 1941 as Billy the Kid with Robert Taylor as Billy and Brian Donlevy as a fictionalized version of Pat Garrett.
Billy the Kid is a 1941 American color remake of the 1930 film of the same name.

Gallup, New Mexico

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Parts of the film were shot in Zion National Park, as well as in Gallup, New Mexico, the Grand Canyon, and in Porter Ranch and the San Fernando Valley.
Films made in Gallup include Billy the Kid (1930), Pursued (1947), The Sea of Grass (1947), Four Faces West (1948), Only the Valiant (1951), Ace in the Hole (1951), Escape from Fort Bravo (1953), A Distant Trumpet (1964), and The Hallelujah Trail (1965).

Gordon Avil

He worked in Billy the Kid (1930), The Champ (1931), A Miracle Can Happen (1948), Robot Monster (1953), Shield for Murder (1954), King Dinosaur (1955), Big House, U.S.A. (1955), The Black Sleep (1956) and The Underwater City (1962).

Irving Thalberg

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Billy the Kid (1930)

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Billy the Kid is a 1930 American pre-Code film directed in widescreen by King Vidor about the relationship between frontier outlaw Billy the Kid (Johnny Mack Brown, billed as "John Mack Brown") and Pat Garrett (Wallace Beery), the man who later killed him.

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Billy the Kid is a 1930 American pre-Code film directed in widescreen by King Vidor about the relationship between frontier outlaw Billy the Kid (Johnny Mack Brown, billed as "John Mack Brown") and Pat Garrett (Wallace Beery), the man who later killed him.

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Billy the Kid is a 1930 American pre-Code film directed in widescreen by King Vidor about the relationship between frontier outlaw Billy the Kid (Johnny Mack Brown, billed as "John Mack Brown") and Pat Garrett (Wallace Beery), the man who later killed him.

Billy the Kid

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Billy the Kid is a 1930 American pre-Code film directed in widescreen by King Vidor about the relationship between frontier outlaw Billy the Kid (Johnny Mack Brown, billed as "John Mack Brown") and Pat Garrett (Wallace Beery), the man who later killed him.