History Film / GunCrazy

16th Feb '17 8:35:00 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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* FaceOfAnAngelMindOfADemon: Laurie.

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* FaceOfAnAngelMindOfADemon: Laurie.Laurie is a beautiful, young blond woman who revels in the mayhem her and Bart's crimes causes.
15th Feb '17 9:17:51 PM Mdumas43073
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It tells the story of an OutlawCouple of sharpshooters -- former soldier Bart (Dall) and circus performer Laurie (Cummins). They are both obsessed with guns, but in a different way: Bart likes owning and shooting them, but would never hurt anyone living, while Laurie dreams of actually killing somebody. When they find themselves unemployed, Bart wants to look for a decent job, but Laurie seduces him into a robbery spree. Soon it ends up with murder, and they find themselves hunted by much more force they could ever outrun.

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It tells the story of an OutlawCouple of sharpshooters -- former soldier Bart (Dall) and circus performer Laurie (Cummins). They are both obsessed with guns, but in a different way: Bart likes owning and shooting them, but would never hurt anyone living, while Laurie dreams of actually killing somebody. When they find themselves unemployed, Bart wants to look for a decent job, but Laurie seduces him into a robbery spree. Soon it ends up with murder, and they find themselves hunted by much more force than they could ever outrun.
15th Feb '17 9:08:43 PM Mdumas43073
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[[caption-width-right:200:We go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.]]

'''''Gun Crazy''''' is a 1950 FilmNoir directed by Joseph H. Lewis, starring John Dall and Peggy Cummins. It tells a story of an OutlawCouple of sharpshooters - a former soldier Bart and a circus performer Laurie. They are both obsessed with guns, but in a different way: Bart likes owning and shooting them, but would never hurt anyone living, while Laurie dreams of actually killing somebody. When they find themselves unemployed, Bart wants to look for a decent job, but Laurie seduces him into a robbery spree. Soon it ends up with murder, and they find themselves hunted by much more force they could ever outrun.

It had a loose remake in 1992 starring Creator/DrewBarrymore.

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->''"We
go together, Laurie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together.]]

'''''Gun Crazy'''''
"''
-->-- '''Bart'''

''Gun Crazy''
is a 1950 FilmNoir directed by Joseph H. Lewis, starring John Dall and Peggy Cummins.

It tells a the story of an OutlawCouple of sharpshooters - a -- former soldier Bart (Dall) and a circus performer Laurie.Laurie (Cummins). They are both obsessed with guns, but in a different way: Bart likes owning and shooting them, but would never hurt anyone living, while Laurie dreams of actually killing somebody. When they find themselves unemployed, Bart wants to look for a decent job, but Laurie seduces him into a robbery spree. Soon it ends up with murder, and they find themselves hunted by much more force they could ever outrun.

It had a loose remake (''Guncrazy'') in 1992 1992, directed by Tamra Davis and starring Creator/DrewBarrymore.
Creator/DrewBarrymore and Creator/JamesLeGros.
10th Sep '16 12:25:29 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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* TheOner: One particularly famous scene from the film has the camera placed on the back seat of Laurie and Bart's car, were it follows them as they are driving to their next heist, then executing the robbery, and then getting away from the scene of the crime. The whole scene ticks in at three-and-a-half minutes. The actors improvised for most of the scene.

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* TheOner: One particularly famous scene from the film has the camera placed on the back seat of Laurie and Bart's car, were it follows them as they are driving to their next heist, then executing the robbery, and then getting away from the scene of the crime. The whole scene ticks in at three-and-a-half minutes. The actors improvised for most of the scene.
10th Sep '16 12:25:06 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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* TheOner: One particularly famous scene from the film has the camera placed on the back seat of Laurie and Bart's car, were it follows them as they are driving to their next heist, then executing the robbery, and then getting away from the scene of the crime. The whole scene ticks in at three-and-a-half minutes.

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* TheOner: One particularly famous scene from the film has the camera placed on the back seat of Laurie and Bart's car, were it follows them as they are driving to their next heist, then executing the robbery, and then getting away from the scene of the crime. The whole scene ticks in at three-and-a-half minutes. The actors improvised for most of the scene.
10th Jul '16 8:53:35 PM JulianLapostat
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* NoHistoricalFiguresWereHarmed: Bart and Laurie are an OutlawCouple derived from Bonnie and Clyde.
20th Aug '15 3:06:13 PM Strangelet
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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: Bart and Laurie's shared gun fixation is pretty clearly symbolic as well as literal.
25th Jul '15 3:47:22 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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* TheCorrupter: Laurie plays this to Bart's [[TheCorruptible Corruptible]]. Most notably, when Bart is considering leaving the outlaw life because he fears for his own slipping sense of morality, Laurie responds by essentially telling he should be happy to have a pretty wife like her, so therefore he should ignore his troubled conscience and only listen to her.

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* TheCorrupter: Laurie plays this to Bart's [[TheCorruptible Corruptible]]. Most notably, when Bart is considering leaving the outlaw life because he fears for his own slipping sense of morality, Laurie responds by essentially telling him that he should be happy to have a pretty wife like her, so therefore he should ignore his troubled conscience and only listen to her.
24th Jul '15 2:00:24 PM MasoTey
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* AntiHero: Bart might be a criminal, but he is also a somewhat dimwitted fellow, who couldn't dream of actually harming anyone, and have serious moral qualms over the path Laurie has put him on.

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* AntiHero: Bart might be a criminal, but he is also a somewhat dimwitted fellow, who couldn't dream of actually harming anyone, and have has serious moral qualms over the path Laurie has put him on.
24th Jul '15 10:53:41 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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* AmbitionIsEvil: Laurie wants to be rich and decides the best course is committing robberies.



* AntiHero: Bart might be a criminal, but he is a somewhat dimwitted fellow, who couldn't dream of actually harming anyone.

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* AntiHero: Bart might be a criminal, but he is also a somewhat dimwitted fellow, who couldn't dream of actually harming anyone.anyone, and have serious moral qualms over the path Laurie has put him on.


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* TheCorrupter: Laurie plays this to Bart's [[TheCorruptible Corruptible]]. Most notably, when Bart is considering leaving the outlaw life because he fears for his own slipping sense of morality, Laurie responds by essentially telling he should be happy to have a pretty wife like her, so therefore he should ignore his troubled conscience and only listen to her.
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