The Wild Bunch script
Synopsis: The Wild Bunch is a 1969 American epic Western Technicolor and Panavision 70mm film directed by Sam Peckinpah about an aging outlaw gang on the Texas–Mexico border, trying to exist in the changing modern world of 1913. The film was controversial because of its graphic violence and its portrayal of crude men attempting to survive by any available means.

Ape:
They're blowing this town to hell.

Old Woman:
(the one from the first sequence) You're trash.

Ape:
(kissing old woman) Now, you just hush now.

They was playing 'Gather at the river'.

You know that one.

Sing it!

3 people in office: (singing)

Shall we gather at the river

where bright angel feet have trod

Ape:
River that flows by the throne of God

PIKE:
(to DUTCH, who lost his horse in the battle)

Come on you lazy bastard.

DUTCH:
I'm coming.

THORNTON:
They've cleared out, for Christ's sake.

Coffer:
Let's go T.C.

Scene sequence:

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00

SOUND:
Simulated heartbeat pounding and the music of the

temperance parade.

CUT:
(from outside) Pike with a gun pointing at the old employee

at the door.

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Dutch looking, automatic pistol in his hand.

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(from inside) Pike and employee at the door.

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Wild bunch members preparing their guns.

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(from inside) Pike and employee at the door.

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Dutch looking, automatic pistol in his hand.

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Angel and Lyle looking at the street.

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Man in uniform of the wild bunch combat ready.

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Man without uniform (Ethan) combat ready.

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Ape (Crazy Lee) nodding toward his hostages.

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Hostages frightend.

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(from outside) Pike and employee at the door.

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Temperance parade.

CUT:
Pike throwing the employee out of the door, Lyle and Angel in

the background.

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23

CUT:
Musicans of the temperance parade looking at the employee.

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Sam Peckinpah

David Samuel "Sam" Peckinpah was an American film director and screenwriter who achieved prominence following the release of the Western epic The Wild Bunch. more…

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