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

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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 man...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published June 12th 2006 by I. B. Tauris (first published January 1st 2005)
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団地 妻
Great book and simple- author picks his top ten Spaghetti Westerns and reviews them. That simple! Great book for fans new to the genre to start with and seek out the films! Hughes is also an interesting writer.
Erich Scholz
I can't put this thing down. Hughes (not THAT Howard Hughes, mind you) leaves out one of the obvious choices -- the book's namesake ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST after rating all of Leone's previous films, but the detail captured including dates of filming, sets, costumes and analysis of the movies' musical scores makes this one a keeper.
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