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Tuesday, January 28, 2020 | History

2 edition of wild bunch. found in the catalog.

wild bunch.

Ernest Haycox

wild bunch.

  • 160 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Transworld .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originallly published, Hodder & Stoughton, 1944.

SeriesCorgi books-no.865
The Physical Object
Pagination1888p., 17cm
Number of Pages1888
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19575338M

Some loved it. If the aim of a shooting sport is participation, broaden the rules so that other equipment can be used!! The Wild Bunch is a valuable addition to the literature of American film history and will be greeted by Wild Bunch devotees with adoration. Stratton collects the kinds of elements required for a lively movie backstory: a talented if irascible director, quirky cast and crew members, a difficult location shoot and a controversial reception by moviegoers and critics.

Peckinpah felt kinship to the characters in his greatest movie. See more I asked for this book as I have one enthusiastic 7-year old, soccer- and reading-loving son, and one rather reluctant reader 6 years old. Advertisement :: W. Stratton Bloomsbury Publishing, pages, in stores Fifty years ago this summer, what was then considered an ultra-violent Western was released to U. In The Wild Bunch, W. Stratton's book goes into fine detail about the origin of the story, from an idea by stuntman Roy Sickner, to a treatment by Walon Green, to a screenplay polished off by Sam Peckinpah, in various partnerships.

Some loved it. Others were shocked and appalled, fled the theater and were ill. And although some critics, including a young Roger Ebert, regarded the movie as a masterpiece, others sided with the nuns. A hard-drinker, Peckinpah generally behaved during filming — that meant drinking beer, mostly — and achieved a creative peak. Rapid-fire cutting, whiplash zooms and tricks with repetition could combine to dilate a single moment in time and make gunfire into a symphony of wanton destruction.


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Wild bunch. book

Codes of honor destroyed, human value diminished. A few months later, Robert F. In the Western movie enjoyed its best year in a decade before drifting off onto a side trail of American culture. Only 12 Gage Winchester s are allowed, 16 gage guns need not apply female shooters would appreciate inclusion of the sweet Sure enough, Pike and his gang pay lip service to the old code but abandon it almost every time it becomes inconvenient.

What it doesn't have, but really should, is a DVD or Blu-Ray of the movie itself, so the two can be enjoyed together. For this we owe a debt to Mr. An arresting image inserted into the opening credits, that of a scorpion overrun by fire ants, grows into a symbol of one toxic influence succumbing to another.

It was filmed and released during political unrest at home and an escalating war in Vietnam. Rapid-fire cutting, whiplash zooms and tricks with repetition could combine to dilate a single moment in time and make gunfire into a symphony of wanton destruction.

A hard-drinker, Peckinpah generally behaved during filming — that meant drinking beer, mostly — and achieved a creative peak. Stratton's "The Wild Bunch" W. The Wild Bunch is an outlaw picture, a story concerning the complicated relationships among men on the edge, set along the U.

The answer, in the movie, is that they would die in one of the most gruesome gun battles in Hollywood history.

If you're the kind of movie fan who loves to read the trivia offered by imdb. Sickner, imagined a story about gringo outlaws robbing a train in the United States and escaping to Mexico, its climax a massive shootout. He would have to work on his voice some to do it, but Sean Penn yes, Sean Penn comes to mind as Holden.

Scrap the caliber restrictions, gage restrictions, and most of all open it up to guns made until or Kill 'Em!

Greatest Western film? ‘Wild Bunch’ book argues its case

The role would require an actor who can be both tough and sensitive simultaneously. Pike and Dutch are smart enough not to risk that, so they take payment in small amounts and give the general the rifles in small amounts as well.

After I'd gotten a few pages into the book, I stopped reading and acquired a copy of the movie to watch — unlike Stratton, I wasn't allowed into the theaters in to see a movie such as this one, and 50 years later this was the first time I'd seen it.

Rockwell has the body type of Peckinpah, and he looks somewhat similar in the face to the director. Instead, it became an instant classic with a dark, violent take on the Western movie tradition."W.K. Stratton's The Wild Bunch is the best kind of book about movies, rich in anecdotes that inform the miracle of how the movie got made and what ended up on screen.

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The Wild Bunch is an outlaw picture, a story concerning the complicated relationships among men on the edge, set along the U.S.-Mexico border during the Mexican Revolution. Peckinpah felt kinship to the characters in his greatest movie.