“Boxcar Bertha” quotes

(1972)
Movie Boxcar Bertha
Martin Scorsese directed this movie in 1972
Title Boxcar Bertha
Year 1972
Director Martin Scorsese
Genre Drama, Crime, Romance
Plot – Bertha, an 18-year-old orphan girl living in America during the Great Recession, is looking for a way to survive the 1929 crisis. By chance, she meets Bic Bill Shelly, a socialist syndicalist, and makes love with him. She then meets Rake Brown, a cardsharper, and becomes his partner. After meeting again with Shelly, she tries to save him and one of his friends from a penal settlement. The two, along with a black man, form a gang that, following the revolutionary ideals of Shelly, starts robbing banks to hit Mister Sartoris, the owner of a train company. The battle between FBI and the gang will end in tragedy.
All actors – Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus, Bernie Casey, John Carradine, Victor Argo, David Osterhout, Grahame Pratt, 'Chicken' Holleman, Harry Northup, Ann Morell, Marianne Dole, Joe Reynolds, , Jerry Cortez, Louie Elias, Michael Fitzgerald, Gerald Raines, Gayne Rescher, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Martin Scorsese
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