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The Wild Bunch Screening Hosted by W. K. Stratton, Author of ‘The Wild Bunch: Sam Peckinpah, a Revolution in Hollywood, and the Making of a Legendary Film’ September 14th at The St. Louis Library

” If they move, kill ’em! “

Golden Anniversaries: Films of 1969 features 6 classic films celebrating their 50th anniversaries. This second edition focuses on 1969 and features a half-dozen films, all screening for free at the St. Louis Public Library (1301 Olive Street St. Louis) over 3 weekends in late summer. (This series kicked off August 31st at 1:30pm with Midnight Cowboy). On Saturday September 14th at 1:30pm the ’69 film will be The Wild Bunch directed by Sam Peckinpah. There will be an intro and post-film Q&a with W.K. Stratton, author of The Wild Bunch: Sam Peckinpah, a Revolution in Hollywood, and the Making of a Legendary Film . W.K. Stratton will be selling and signing copies of his book at the event. Admission is Free. A Facebook invite can be found Here

The Wild Bunch was a ground-breaking, revisionist western from director Sam Peckinpah, Although violence existed in the cinema before this film,

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