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Emilio Estevez, David Marshall Grant
Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Informational Programming
Young Guns (1988), Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid (1973), Young Guns II (1990), The Kid from Texas (1950), The Left Handed Gun (1958)
The Legend of Billy the Kid is a 1994 television documentary film about Billy the Kid. It was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards. Narrator David Marshall Grant received an Emmy nomination for his work on the film. The film explores the Kid's wild life, the Lincoln County War, his friends in outlawry, and other issues.
The Legend of Billy the Kid (TV film) Wikipedia
The film was written and directed by Todd Robinson. Robinson used clips from movies about Kidd and pictures to clearly explain his life. There are some black-and-white archive footage scenes, but most scenes are taken from other films.
Kid's given name was William H. Bonney, but he was also known as Henry McCarty.
The film includes an interview with Emilio Estevez on the set of the Academy Award-nominated film Young Guns II, in which Estevez played Kid.
John Fusco, writer and producer of Young Guns and Young Guns II, also appeared in this documentary. He also made a cameo appearance in the second film.
Young Guns is mostly about the Lincoln County War.
There are many films about Billy the Kid.
Kris Kristofferson also portrayed Billy the Kid.