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Christopher Frayling

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History of Westerns with Christopher Frayling

Cultural historian Christopher Frayling is the author of Once Upon A Time in Italy: The Westerns of Sergio Leone. The book chronicles the history of the spaghetti western. Ennio Morricone, who composed music for the Sergio Leone films, will be awarded an honorary Oscar at this year's Academy Awards. This interview originally aired on Aug. 1, 2005.

20:20

Frayling Chases Spaghetti Westerns

Cultural historian Christopher Frayling's newest book is Spaghetti Westerns: Cowboys and Europeans from Karl May to Sergio Leone. He also wrote last year's Once Upon A Time in Italy: The Westerns of Sergio Leone. It's a large format, beautifully illustrated book that chronicles the history of the spaghetti western through researched text and interviews with Clint Eastwood, Martin Scorsese and Eli Wallach. This interview originally aired on August 1, 2005.

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'Once Upon A Time in Italy': The Films of Sergio Leone

Cultural historian Christopher Frayling's new book Once Upon A Time in Italy: The Westerns of Sergio Leone is a large-format, beautifully illustrated book that chronicles the history of the spaghetti western through researched text and interviews with Clint Eastwood, Martin Scorsese and Eli Wallach.

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