Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid

Correction: Not true. "Hole in the Wall" was name of the town where Butch and Sundance made their base of operations. Contemporaneous news sources referred to them as both "the Wild Bunch" and also the "Hole in the Wall gang", in fact, there are some that even bill them as "the Wild Bunch Hole in the Wall Gang".

Correction: This is directly refuted by screenwriter William Goldman's book "Adventures in Screen Trade" which states that Newman was always Butch, the question was whether Sundance would be played by Redford or Steve McQueen.

Correction: The incorrect information comes from page 148 of the popular business book, "First Break All the Rules" by Marcus Buckingham and Kurt Coffman.

Correction: Butch Cassidy only fires repeatedly in one scene, the first time he kills anyone, and in that scene he does not fire more than 12 shots.

Correction: Then they don't need to be mentioned here, do they.

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Revealing mistake: In the opening sequence when Sundance shoots the gun belt off the card player, the film was cut to make the quick draw appear faster. You can see Butch's image jump across the screen in the background.

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Butch: Kid, next time I say "Let's go someplace like Bolivia", let's go someplace like Bolivia.
Sundance: Next time.

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Trivia: The turn-of-the-century-style film (which plays alongside the opening credits) was originally intended to appear in the bulk of the story. On Butch, Sundance and Etta's trip through New York, they view this film, which depicts Butch and Sundance's deaths. It upsets Etta so much, it contributes to her later decision to return home by herself. The segment had an annoyed Butch and Sundance watching the film from the back of the theater, whispering comments like, "We never did that". The change was made when it was decided to make the trip through New York into a musical interlude over still-photos. The main reason for the change: the studio had just finished work on a "period" set of a New York street (ca.1900) for the film Hello Dolly and did not want this expensive set appearing in a different film first.

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Question: In the final scenes where they are trapped by the Bolivian police in that little room, they're guessing how many men are out there when Butch says, "maybe its only one guy?" Suddenly 3 shots, too quick to be one gunman rings out. Sundance looks at Butch and says. "don't you ever get sick of being right?" Isn't Butch wrong? There's an army out there.

Answer: Sundance is being sarcastic. Butch is a know-it-all, and he's been frequently proven wrong throughout the film, usually to their detriment, but continues to think he's the "smart one" of the duo. Sundance is just ribbing him.

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