A 16mm film shot by posse member Ted Hinton just minutes after Bonnie and Clyde were fatally ambushed by officers near Gibsland, Louisiana, on May 23, 1934. The so-called "Death Car" was released to its owner, Ruth Warren of Topeka, Kansas, only after she filed a lawsuit against the sheriff.

A 16mm film shot by posse member Ted Hinton just minutes after Bonnie and Clyde were fatally ambushed by officers near Gibsland, Louisiana, on May 23, 1934. The so-called "Death Car" was released to its owner, Ruth Warren of Topeka, Kansas, only after she filed a lawsuit against the sheriff.

Bonnie and Clyde death car. Taken right after the shooting (yes they're in the car). Bonnie had 53 bullets in her and Clyde had 51.

Bonnie and Clyde death car. Taken right after the shooting (yes they're in the car). Bonnie had 53 bullets in her and Clyde had 51.

May 23, 1934 Police kill famous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde. Known as notorious criminals, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are shot to death by Texas and Louisiana state police while driving a stolen car near Sailes, Louisiana.

May 23, 1934 Police kill famous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde. Known as notorious criminals, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are shot to death by Texas and Louisiana state police while driving a stolen car near Sailes, Louisiana.

these are members of the barrow gang: clyde barrow, henry methvin and raymond hamilton.  methvin’s father made an agreement with the FBI, that if the charges against his son were dropped, he would then betray bonnie and clyde.  so he did. he pretended his truck had a flat tire in the middle of the road that led to the couple’s hideout. when clyde stopped to help, they didn’t realize a posse was hiding in the bushes. they riddled the car with bullets and that was the end for bonnie and clyde.

these are members of the barrow gang: clyde barrow, henry methvin and raymond hamilton. methvin’s father made an agreement with the FBI, that if the charges against his son were dropped, he would then betray bonnie and clyde. so he did. he pretended his truck had a flat tire in the middle of the road that led to the couple’s hideout. when clyde stopped to help, they didn’t realize a posse was hiding in the bushes. they riddled the car with bullets and that was the end for bonnie and clyde.

Bonnie and Clyde | the script on the image says 'Bonnie and Clyde stole this car from me in 1933' | outlaws | on the run | infamous | gangsters | love story

Bonnie and Clyde | the script on the image says 'Bonnie and Clyde stole this car from me in 1933' | outlaws | on the run | infamous | gangsters | love story

Bonnie and Clyde in March 1933, in a photo found by police at the Joplin, Missouri hideout

Bonnie and Clyde in March 1933, in a photo found by police at the Joplin, Missouri hideout

bonnie and clyde death photos | Bonnie and Clyde's Death Car, Ford V8, behind plexiglass (bc11b)

bonnie and clyde death photos | Bonnie and Clyde's Death Car, Ford V8, behind plexiglass (bc11b)

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