Spaghetti Westerns: Cowboys and Europeans from Karl May to Sergio Leone

Bloomsbury Academic, 27.01.2006 - 304 Seiten
Prologue : The European western: Sutter and his gold -- pt. 1. The context -- Spaghettis and society -- The studio -- Karl May and the noble savage -- pt. 2. The critics -- The 'cultural roots' controversy -- pt. 3. The films -- Sergio Leone's films--the sources -- The 'Dollars' trilogy--decors and details -- The 'Dollars' trilogy--analysis -- Once upon a time in the west -- Spaghettis and politics -- Epilogue : Spaghettis in the looking-glass -- Appendix 1 : Critical filmography -- Appendix 2 : The cut sequences in Leone's westerns -- Appendix 3 : The impact of spaghettis on the American western -- Appendix 4 : Box office receipts of A fistful of dollars in Italy -- Appendix 5 : Umberto Eco's model of the Superman formula.

Autoren-Profil (2006)

Sir Christopher Frayling was until recently Rector of the Royal College of Art, Chair of the Arts Council England, Trustee of the Victoria and Albert Museum and Governor of the BFI. An award-winning broadcaster on radio and television, his books include Ken Adam (2005) and Sergio Leone (2005).

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