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21:43

Actor Clint Eastwood

He'll receive the Lifetime Achievement Award Sunday at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Eastwood found an audience in spaghetti westerns such as A Fistful of Dollars and The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Stardom came with his role in a number of films as police inspector Harry Callahan, title character of Dirty Harry. He directed and starred in Play Misty for Me and the Oscar-winning Unforgiven. Eastwood is an avid jazz fan; he also directed Bird, starring Forest Whitaker as Charlie Parker, and he produced Straight No Chaser a documentary about Thelonious Monk.

20:31

'Fresh Air' Remembers Actor Eli Wallach.

Wallach made a career of playing the villain in films like The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and The Magnificent Seven. He died Tuesday at the age of 98. Wallach talked with Terry Gross in 1990.

42:08

Quentin Tarantino, 'Unchained' And Unruly.

With his latest film, director Quentin Tarantino was inspired both by spaghetti Westerns and the drama of slavery and the Civil War. The movie is extremely violent — but, says Tarantino, "What happened during slavery times is a thousand times worse. ... If you can't take it, you can't take it."

14:09

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.

44:26

'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.

21:29

Eli Wallach's 'Anecdotage'

His memoir is The Good, the Bad, and Me. Wallach's long career on stage and screen, included spaghetti westerns of the '60s and the Godfather trilogy. He won a Tony for his role in Tennessee Williams' Rose Tattoo. (This interview was initially broadcast on Nov. 13, 1990.)

19:38

Actor Eli Wallach

He also stars in The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, now out on special edition DVD. Wallach has had a long career on stage and screen, starring in many spaghetti westerns in the 1960s, as well as in the Godfather trilogy. He won a Tony award for his role in Tennessee Williams' The Rose Tattoo. He will appear in the upcoming film, King of the Corner, to be released later this year. Originally broadcast Nov. 13, 1990.)

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