There were many people in the history of America, whose lives left an imprint on the culture, works of art and cinema.
At the same scenes heroes do not always get positive characters, they often visited and representatives of the criminal world.
Among these prominent figures can be attributed to a couple of robbers known as Bonnie and Clyde.
The expression "Bonnie and Clyde" has long acquirednominal tint and is used to denote love of a couple engaged in criminal activity. Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow (Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow) - one of the US's most notorious criminals operating in the Great Depression. The story of their short life - a series of ventures and the tragic events that ended a sad and predictable manner. Bonnie Parker was born in 1910 in Texas. After his father's death his mother moved with her children in a suburb of Dallas. Despite the poverty, Bonnie has made good progress in school. She loved to dress fashionably, from a young age differed fantasy penchant for improvisation and acting craft. At the age of fifteen, Bonnie suddenly dropped out of school and married Roy Thornton. Their relationship just did not work out, the gap turned out to be the inevitable solution. The separation between the spouses has coincided with the beginning of the economic depression in the United States, which is also reflected in the future of Bonnie Parker. Clyde Barrow (nicknamed "Champion") was a year older than Bonnie and also was born in Texas. His parents were poor farmers, and Clyde, the fifth child in a large family, joined early on dubious criminal path. At age 17 he was first arrested for stealing a car, then followed by several more thefts. In 1930, Clyde with accomplices arrested for a series of armed attacks and sentenced to two years' imprisonment. It was during this time he met Bonnie Parker. Using the help of a friend, Clyde escapes from prison. Mediator in this action was Bonnie, handed him a gun. So an acquaintance. However, a few days after Clyde was back behind bars. After his release from prison, he did not leave the criminal craft engaged in looting and robbery. Together with Bonnie Clyde commits theft of cars, which had a particular fondness, and then they go to the attacks on banks. A couple included in the list of the US's most dangerous criminals, declared wanted in several states. In May 1934, the car Bonnie and Clyde got ambushed by the police. As a result, both the criminal hero died, suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Thus ended the romantic "Odyssey" Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. The history of the relationship of young people and the tragic fate of this criminal duo reflected in several feature films and a variety of musical works of Russian and foreign performers.