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Adaptation, transculturation and the Western auteur: Louis L’Amour, Peter Collinson and The Man Called Noon

My chapter entitled ‘Adaptation, transculturation and the Western auteur: Louis L’Amour, Peter Collinson and The Man Called Noon’ has been published in Emma Hamilton and Alistair Rolls’ new edited collection… 80 more words

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My Book Review of '10,000 Ways to Die'

I’ve been a fan of Spaghetti Westerns for a long time. But, up until now, the Spaghetti Western began and ended for me with the great director Sergio Leone. 334 more words


The Mercenary review

My review of Sergio Corbucci’s The Mercenary (A Professional Gun, Il mercenario, 1968) was published at CineSavant yesterday. Set during one of Mexico’s post-1900 periods of revolution, the film is a great example of a ‘Zapata’ Spaghetti Western. 120 more words

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Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)

With his Dollars trilogy — A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly — Italian director… 1,198 more words

Sad Hill Unearthed screening, 8 February 2018

Guillermo de Oliveira’s Sad Hill Unearthed (2017) documentary will receive its American premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on 8 February 2018. The film documents the recent restoration of the iconic graveyard set that was originally constructed for the final showdown in Sergio Leone’s classic Spaghetti Western… 31 more words

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Bill Shaffer's Eli Wallach interview

I corresponded with Eli Wallach (1915 – 2014) in the summer of 1975 with the hope of securing an interview to help augment my Master’s Thesis on the films of Sergio Leone. 3,092 more words


Sergio Leone's Dollars Trilogy

There is something about an influential work that can make it rather boring.  When something has been so groundbreaking that its defining aspects have been shamelessly ripped off over the years, much of the work’s weight is lost, despite the fact that it did indeed break ground first.   507 more words

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