Once Upon a Time in the Italian West: The Filmgoers' Guide to Spaghetti Westerns

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Covering the key Italian Spaghetti Westerns - mainly the good but also the bad and the ugly - this is an authoritative, entertaining and comprehensive companion to the mythical Spaghetti West. Sergio Leone's Dollars Trilogy led the field but many more major Spaghetti Westerns were made by important directors, including Sergio Corbucci's Navajo Joe, Carlo Lizzani's The Hills Run Red, Duccio Tessari's A Pistol for Ringo. Combining analysis, information and lively anecdotes, this popular guide explores all of these films through the biographies and filmographies of key personnel, stories of each production, their locations and sets, sources, musical scores, detailed cast information and many illustrations, including original posters and stills.Key films featured include The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, For a Few Dollars More, A Fistful of Dollars, The Big Silence, Django, My Name is Nobody, A Bullet for the General, The Big Gundown, Face to Face and They Call Me Trinity.

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Covering every Italian Spaghetti Western--mainly the good but also the bad and the ugly--this is an authoritative, entertaining and comprehensive companion to the implausible international fusion of producers, directors, actors and composers who created the mythical Spaghetti West under the most improbable circumstances. Sergio Leone's Dollars Trilogy led the field but many more major Spaghetti Westerns were made by important directors, including Sergio Corbucci's Navajo Joe, Carlo Lizzani's The Hills Run Red, Duccio Tessari's A Pistol for Ringo. Combining analysis, information and lively anecdotes, this popular guide explores all of these films through the biographies and filmographies of key personnel, stories of the films' making, their locations and sets, sources, musical scores, detailed cast information and many illustrations, including original posters and stills.

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Howard Hughes is the writer-researcher of Aim for the Heart: The Films of Clint Eastwood and the Filmgoers' Guide series: Crime Wave: The Filmgoers' Guide to the Great Crime Movies and Stagecoach to Tombstone: The Filmgoers' Guide to the Great Westerns. He is also the author of the Kamera Books guide to Spaghetti Westerns and the Pocket Essential American Indian Wars.

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