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Charles Bronson in Once Upon a Time in the West - the "You Brought Two horses too many" clip
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Posted on 06/28/2014 8:23:43 PM PDT by DemforBush

Opening scene and gunfight from the Leone classic Once Upon a Time in the West.

(Excerpt) Read more at youtube.com ...


TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: bronson; charlesbronson; gunfight; jackelam; leone; sergioleone; spaghettiwestern; western; woodystrode
Probably not as well known as the Eastwood-Leone films (Good, Bad, and The Ugly), but really an outstanding "spaghetti western" in its own right. Bronson's great in this one, and I guarantee you will NEVER look at Henry Fonda the same way again after watching the movie.

Plus, the clip has Jack Elam in it. Which is always awesome. :-)

1 posted on 06/28/2014 8:23:43 PM PDT by DemforBush
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To: DemforBush

One of the best if not the best spaghetti westerns! There was a lot of groundbreaking in it. IIRC the ending credits were the first to use that...ummm...flying, rotating script. Not sure but there was something about it that was a first.


2 posted on 06/28/2014 8:27:51 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Stop the Stupid!)
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To: DemforBush

Elam had quite a range from comedy to drama.


3 posted on 06/28/2014 8:30:37 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: DemforBush

Unforgiven Shootout: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0B5lFuTUhso


4 posted on 06/28/2014 8:31:21 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: DemforBush
and I guarantee you will NEVER look at Henry Fonda the same way again after watching the movie.

Why would I not look at Henry Fonda the same way again? I always *knew* that, at heart, he was a two-faced SOB, which the movie role captured perfectly...

5 posted on 06/28/2014 8:31:50 PM PDT by infowarrior
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To: DemforBush

That’s a great movie — it would have been better with a little less Claudia Cardinale


6 posted on 06/28/2014 8:36:16 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: DemforBush

Best spaghetti western.


7 posted on 06/28/2014 8:37:04 PM PDT by citizen (There is always free government cheese in the mouse trap.....https://twitter.com/kracker0)
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To: prisoner6

Great Dire Straits song of the same name.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tO7Tacda2WU


8 posted on 06/28/2014 8:38:58 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: DemforBush

I love it! I’ve got the DVD of it. It’s a movie of few words, but the music is very interesting. The beginning segment of the movie (I believe the first ten minutes or so) is made without any “formal music” playing either in the background or foreground - and instead - uses “natural sounds” as a sort of music for that beginning segment. It’s quite interesting.


9 posted on 06/28/2014 9:06:24 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: DemforBush

“you brought two too many,” epitome of bad a$$...


10 posted on 06/28/2014 9:10:07 PM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: DemforBush

I always found the movie hard to follow.

My dearly departed explained it to me many times...but sadly I was always going “Huh”?


11 posted on 06/28/2014 9:26:20 PM PDT by berdie
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To: DemforBush

Great movie, but the soundtrack alone makes me love it!


12 posted on 06/28/2014 9:37:53 PM PDT by Thorliveshere (Minnesota Survivor)
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To: Star Traveler

Didn’t the beginning have a close up of a fly crawling around on Elam’s nose?


13 posted on 06/28/2014 9:53:39 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

Yep ... and the “natural music” was that squeaky windmill and its musical rhythm.


14 posted on 06/28/2014 9:56:43 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Star Traveler

I haven’t seen that movie in years but that’s one scene I’ll never forget. They sure made the actors look dirty and mean.


15 posted on 06/28/2014 10:02:44 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: DemforBush

My favorite movie of all time. The music is fantastic.


16 posted on 06/28/2014 10:14:29 PM PDT by Rodd OB (24 years in Simi Valley)
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To: DemforBush

my tagline requires acknowleding the thread.


17 posted on 06/28/2014 10:58:21 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Uncle Chip
it would have been better with a little less Claudia Cardinale ----------------------------------
More Claudia Cardinale in any movie would be better !
Blnk
18 posted on 06/28/2014 11:51:14 PM PDT by minnesota_bound
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To: Army Air Corps

Elam was great in Support Your Local Sheriff with James Garner and Bronson was great in Chato’s Land. I think, his best western ever.


19 posted on 06/29/2014 12:08:21 AM PDT by fish hawk (no tyrant can remain in power without the consent and cooperation of his victims.)
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To: DemforBush

Probably not as well known as the Eastwood-Leone films (Good, Bad, and The Ugly), but really an outstanding “spaghetti western” in its own right.

I just read that Bronson was the original choice for the Eastwood roles.


20 posted on 06/29/2014 12:32:16 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: DemforBush

Plus Woody Strode.


21 posted on 06/29/2014 12:38:36 AM PDT by metesky (My investment program is holding steady @ $0.05 cents a can.)
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To: minnesota_bound

I stand corrected —


22 posted on 06/29/2014 4:08:39 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: DemforBush
Recommended youtube oral review of Once Upon a Time in the West. (5:38 length)
23 posted on 06/29/2014 5:26:40 AM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: infowarrior
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Yeah ... you're right about Henry Fonda ... except that he did a great job in the movie about Midway ...


But truly, Henry Fonda was a evil as "Hillary Clinton" in this flick ...


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24 posted on 06/29/2014 5:58:30 AM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (.)
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To: DemforBush

I have seen every great western ever made a couple of times and this is one of them.


25 posted on 06/29/2014 10:35:56 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: Uncle Chip

You are sick.


26 posted on 06/29/2014 10:36:27 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: minnesota_bound

Yes, and she was all for real. A woman from back before the days of subcutaneous falsies.


27 posted on 06/29/2014 10:38:08 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: Neoliberalnot

Them’s fightin words — let me get my harmonica and I’ll meet you behind the general store.


28 posted on 06/29/2014 10:45:56 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: infowarrior

Henry Fonda and Terence Hill did a good move together. “My name is Nobody”. I liked all the Hill/Spencer westerns and even some of their others.


29 posted on 06/29/2014 1:28:55 PM PDT by cva66snipe ((Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?))
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To: Uncle Chip

See post 18 and restate your position. No need to grovel.


30 posted on 06/29/2014 2:39:35 PM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: Neoliberalnot

Who’s grovelling??? It’s a western —


31 posted on 06/29/2014 2:47:06 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: cva66snipe
Henry Fonda and Terence Hill did a good move together. “My name is Nobody”.

Yeah I've seen that one as well. Fonda's character of "Jack Beaureguard" in that one was a bit more likeable than "Frank" in "Once Upon a Time in the West", but that's still not saying a whole lot, and as for Henry Fonda the man, well, I've already given my two cents on that particular subject...

the infowarrior

32 posted on 06/29/2014 8:41:19 PM PDT by infowarrior
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To: DemforBush

Fonda wanted to have dark contact lenses, but Leone wouldn’t let him, thinking it was refreshing for a villain to have those crystal blue eyes. It really works, in my opinion.

I think Robards makes the movie. The one thing about this spaghetti Western that differed from the classic three from Leone is that there was so much of the female lead, the other three had so little love aspects it was very different from most Westerns.

Freegards


33 posted on 06/29/2014 8:50:54 PM PDT by Ransomed
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To: minnesota_bound

I watched the entire movie last night on youtube after seeing the link. I had never seen it. That Claudia is not only a knockout, but a really good actress in my opinion - just her facial expressions said a lot.

I did fast forward through many of the “walking scenes”. (Loooonnnnnnggggg dramatic walk across the street, etc.)


34 posted on 06/29/2014 8:56:29 PM PDT by 21twelve (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2185147/posts 2013 is 1933 REBORN)
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To: 21twelve

Yeah, the female lead was more than decent, it could have been a lot worse. She did a good job with all those long stylistic silent shots Leone loved to use.

Freegards


35 posted on 06/29/2014 9:01:13 PM PDT by Ransomed
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