PG-13 | | Western
A mysterious stranger with a harmonica joins forces with a notorious desperado to protect a beautiful widow from a ruthless assassin working for the railroad.
4 March 2010 | Murtaza Ali
10 | A Potpourri of Vestiges Review: A piquant cocktail of style and substance in equal parts
Once Upon a Time in the West (OUTW) is a piquant cocktail of style and substance in equal parts, potent enough to ...
According to most people involved, the Cheyenne character had not been in Bernardo Bertolucci's original writings, and was only introduced by Sergio Donati, who had written the part with Eli Wallach in mind. Sergio Leone thought audiences would identify Wallach too much with his role from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966).
Cattle Corner Station Agent:
Hey. Hey-hey-hey-hey, if you want any tickets, you'll have to go around, eh, to, eh, the front of, eh, eh... oooh, well, I s'pose it'll be all right. The hell am *I* doin' around here if they walk in and can do as they damn please?
The shadows change direction between cuts throughout the gunfight scene between Frank and Harmonica.
Sergio Leone's director credit swings down in an arc as if to stop the train.
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