Butch and Sundance: The Early Days
Butch and Sundance: The Early Days is the 1979 Western prequel to the 1969 classic Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. The film follows the duo during their first meeting and their initial heists. Tom Berenger and William Katt star in the roles made famous by Paul Newman and Robert Redford in the original. The cast also included Peter Weller, Brian Dennehy and Jeff Corey, who reprises his role as Sheriff Ray Bledsoe. The prequel was directed by Richard Lester and was co-produced by William Goldman, who wrote the screenplay for the original film.
The following weapons were used in the film Butch and Sundance: The Early Days:
Colt Single Action Army "Artillery"
Both Butch Cassidy (Tom Berenger) and the Sundance Kid (William Katt) each carry the Artillery model of the Colt Single Action Army. The revolver is seen in the hands of several other characters including O.C. Hanks (Brian Dennehy) and Joe Le Fors (Peter Weller).
Colt Single Action Army "Cavalry"
The Cavalry model of the Colt Single Action Army is carried by members of the US Cavalry.
Winchester Model 1894
A Winchester Model 1894 rifle is also used in the film.
A Gatling Gun is seen in the train being robbed by Butch and Sundance. This is later used by US Cavalry troops.