Kid Blue
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Kid Blue
A hapless outlaw discovers he isn't any better off on the right side of the law in this offbeat western comedy set at the turn of the century. While Bickford Waner (Dennis Hopper) is known to lawmen as notorious bandit Kid Blue, his reputation far outstrips his actual success as a crook, and after a train robbery falls apart moments after it began, Bick decides it's time to go straight. Bick settles in Dime Box, Texas, a shabby little town dominated by a ceramics factory that makes novelty ashtrays, and manages to find a lose a series of odd jobs through his innate clumsiness and his… More

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"Kid Blue has a meandering jug band sensibility and a premise hilariously relevant to Hopper's situation."
‑ J. Hoberman, Village Voice
"It was a keen satire of the last of the frontier days, but its hipness failed to rub off on me."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Kid Blue is a well-meaning, liberal, anti-fascist Western, dressed up with some good performances by Peter Boyle, Lee Purcell and Janice Rule. But it's not a very good movie."
‑ Vincent Canby, New York Times
"A gentle little fable about the mechanization of the west and its effects on a small-time outlaw."
‑ Don Druker, Chicago Reader
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