Bonnie Parker October 1, —May 23, and Clyde Barrow March 24, —May 23, went on a notorious two-year crime spree during the Great Depression , a time when the American public was hostile toward government. Bonnie and Clyde used that emotion to their advantage—assuming an image closer to Robin Hood 's than to the mass murderers they were, they captured the nation's imagination as a romantic young couple on the open road. The family lived comfortably off her father's job as a bricklayer, but when he died unexpectedly in , Emma moved the family in with her mother in Cement City, Texas now part of Dallas. Bonnie Parker was beautiful at 4-foot, 90 pounds. She did well in school and loved writing poetry. Bonnie dropped out of school at 16 and married Roy Thornton.
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Bonnie and Clyde
T oday, their names live on in headlines as nicknames for any male and female partners in crime — real or metaphorical. But, 50 years after Bonnie and Clyde stole American hearts in the movie starring Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty, many myths about the criminal couple persist, thanks in large part to that film. They robbed small-town grocery stores and gas stations, where working people or poor people would [shop]. Some of the details of the story are fairly accurately portrayed in the movie, which had its New York premiere on Aug.
Chances are, you've heard their names. Very few of you might know actual rumors about who they were and what they did — and even less know the facts behind the legend of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. They are frequently referenced in pop culture for being the ideal romance a Depression-era "OTP", if you will , but so many things are wrong with that picture. They were not a couple of crazy kids in love.