Mini-Hollywood

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in Blog, Book, News, Once Upon a Time | No Comments

Following the success of A Fistful of Dollars (1964), Sergio Leone commissioned Carlo Simi to construct an entire western town for the second title in the trilogy, For a Few Dollars More. Two rival bounty hunters, (Clint Eastwood and Lee Van Cleef), both in pursuit of the fugitive El Indio, eye each other suspiciously from their hotel windows on opposite sides of the street. The building now labelled the “Yellow Rose” housed Van Cleef’s hotel and the town saloon.

Once Upon a Time in Almería: The Legacy of Hollywood in Spain’ (Daylight Books 2017)

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