Title
Young Billy Young
Director
Burt Kennedy
Based on the work of
Heck Allen
Composer
Shelly Manne 1920-1984
Actor
Robert Mitchum Angie Dickinson Robert Walker David Carradine
Language
English
Publisher
Lime-Lights Pictures, 2009
1 dvd-video
Recording date
1969
Playing time
85 min.
Note
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands Naar Who Rides with Wyatt van Heck Allen
EAN
5412012150249

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 12 times in Flemish libraries

About Burt Kennedy

Burton Raphael Kennedy (September 3, 1922 – February 15, 2001) was an American screenwriter and director known mainly for directing Westerns. Budd Boetticher called him "the best Western writer ever."

Biography

Kennedy was born in 1922 in Muskegon, Michigan. His parents were dancers in vaudeville and he joined their act, the Dancing Kennedys, when he was 4 years old. They moved to Michigan, where Kennedy attended high school. He graduated school in 1941 and enlisted in the army the following year. Kennedy was commissioned and saw World War II service in the 1st Cavalry Division during the Liberation of the Philippines as a first lieutenant. He received the Silver Star, Bronze Star, and Purple Heart with oak leaf cluster.

Early writing work

Kennedy studied at the Pasadena Playhouse, where he did some acting. "I'd walk out on stage and it felt like I'd been there my whole life," …Read more on Wikipedia