What is it that’s so irresistible about an outlaw? Even the most law-abiding among us must admit there’s an intrigue to the kind of characters that ran rogue in the Wild West.
“You can do a quick Google and instantly have a list of probably fifty or more movies about, or at least including, Billy the Kid,” Cheryl said. “America has always been obsessed with the idea of an outlaw, of that whole era, really. The age of the cowboy. We probably romanticize it quite a bit, with more than a century removed from a time that was actually quite dusty, dirty, and dangerous. But those larger-than-life legends –Jesse James, Doc Holiday, and of course, Billy the Kid and his cronies – they’re fascinating.”