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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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Other segments from the episode on August 1, 2005

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 1, 2005: Interview with Christopher Frayling; Review of 101ers album “Elgin avenue breakdown revisited.”

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