Cassidy


Cassidy
I. Butch Cassidy (1869–c. 1908)
the leader of a group of criminals in the American Wild West called the ‘Wild Bunch’ or the ‘Hole-in-the-Wall Gang’. Another member of the group was Harry Longbaugh, also called the ‘Sundance Kid’. They robbed trains in Wyoming. Both Cassidy and Longbaugh disappeared to Bolivia and may have died there. Their story was told in the 1969 film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid with Paul Newman and Robert Redford.
II. Hopalong Cassidy
a character in a series of US Western books, films and television programmes. He was created by the writer Clarence E Mulford and used in 26 books written between 1912 and 1956. William Boyd (1898–1972) played him in 66 films, beginning in 1935. Hopalong, also called ‘Hoppy’ by his friends, wore black and was very polite.

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