Film and Television / Lectures and Workshops

Screening of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973)

Part of the series What is a Western? Film Series

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 1:30 p.m.

The Autry: Wells Fargo Theater

Included With Museum Admission / Free for Autry Members
Space Is Limited / Reservations Recommended

About the Event

This magnificent, lyrical reflection on friendship and mortality follows grizzled lawman Pat Garrett, forced to hunt down his old friend Billy the Kid. As each man maneuvers towards an inevitable, tragic confrontation, traditional roles of hero and sidekick fade into the dust-caked landscape. The film begins with an introduction by Jared Moshé, director of The Ballad of Lefty Brown.
Directed by Sam Peckinpah | Starring James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, and Richard Jaeckel
Rated R

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