9780816646838

Sergio Leone : Something to Do with Death

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  • ISBN13:

    9780816646838

  • ISBN10:

    081664683X

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/17/2012
  • Publisher: Univ of Minnesota Pr
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Summary

Sergio Leone is a singular figure among Italian filmmakers of the postwar years; his films grow in reputation year after year. Groundbreaking westerns such as his Dollars trilogy and the authoritative Once upon a Time in the Westhave made Leone one of the most popular and influential directors in world cinema. Christopher Frayling's remarkable biography of Leone-the first ever-affectionately explores his body of work and casts light on little-known details of his life. A wealth of research, story, and insight, Sergio Leone: Something to Do with Deathstands as the definitive study of this master filmmaker, crafted by one of our most acclaimed critics and historians.

Author Biography

Sir Christopher Frayling is a historian, critic, and award-winning broad caster. He was chairman of Arts Council England from 2005 until 2010. He was knighted in 2001.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. xi
Author's Note to 2012 Editionp. xv
Prefacep. xvii
Once Upon a Time in Romep. 1
Bob, Son of Robertp. 25
Hollywood on the Tiberp. 49
Economic Miraclesp. 80
Fistful of Dollarsp. 118
For a Few Dollars Morep. 165
The Good, The Bad and The Uglyp. 201
Once Upon a Time in the Westp. 247
Keep Your Head Downp. 302
Entr'actep. 348
Once Upon a Time in Americap. 379
A Certain Cinemap. 464
Notesp. 495
Bibliographyp. 523
Complete Filmographyp. 525
Indexp. 544
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