Biography destroys Bonnie and Clyde's glamorous image
Bonnie And Clyde, the villains portrayed as glamorous outlaws on the big screen by Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, had a miserable existence - living off baked beans and sleeping in their car, a new book claims.
The 1967 movie portrayed the 1930s bank-robbing couple as an attractive criminal duo - but Jeff Guinn's book Go Down Together offers a different take on the notorious outlaws.
He writes, "(They) were both cripples. He deliberately cut off two of his own toes while in a Texas prison and limped badly, and Bonnie's leg was so horribly burned in a car wreck caused by Clyde's reckless driving that she hopped rather than walked, and usually had to be carried.
"(They) spent most nights in their car, eating cans of cold beans, relieving themselves behind bushes and bathing in streams."
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