Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Your Piece of Film Trivia for the Day

When ABC first aired A Fistful of Dollars in the 1970s, they added a prologue, shot with a Clint Eastwood lookalike as The Man With no Name and Harry Dean Stanton as the Warden. The Man with No Name is pardoned and released, on the condition that he cleans up the small town of San Miguel. Executives at ABC thought that an American Audience wouldn't accept a hero whose only motivation was greed.*

A hero, no. A President? Sure thing

*The art of Italian film posters.


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