The good, the bad and the ugly / P.E.A. ; producer, Alberto Grimaldi ; director, Sergio Leone ; screenplay, Luciano Vincenzoni, Sergio Leone ; English adaptation, Mickey Knox ; story, Age & Scarpelli, Sergio Leone, Luciano Vincenzoni.
Contributor(s): Leone, Sergio [direction.] | Eastwood, Clint [cast.].Material type: Visual materialPublisher: Italy : United States : Produzioni Europee Associate, MGM/UA Home Video, Inc., �1966 ; �1998Edition: [DVD version includes 14 min. of footage "never before seen in the U.S.," trivia and production notes, and the original theatrical release trailer. In English, French and Spanish with English, French and Spanish subtitles].Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: projected ISBN: 079283805X; 9780792838050.Subject(s): Treasure troves -- Southwest, New -- Drama | Bounty hunters -- Southwest, New -- Drama | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Drama | Almer�ia (Spain) | Burgos (Spain) | Granada (Spain) | American Civil War (1861-1865) | Bounty hunters | Treasure troves | Southwest, New | Spain -- Almer�ia | Spain -- Burgos | Spain -- Granada | United States | 1861-1865Genre/Form: Italian films. | Drama. | History. | Spaghetti westerns. | Features.
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Original release title in Italy: Il Buono, il brutto e il cattive.
Clint Eastwood (Joe); Eli Wallach (Tuco); Lee van Cleef (Setenza); Aldo Giuffr�e, Chelo Alonso, Mario Brega, Luigi Pistilli, Rada Rassimov, Enzo Petito, Claudio Scarchilli, Al Mulock, Livio Lorenzon, Antonio Casale, Sandro Scarchilli, Al Mulock, Livio Lorenzon, Antonio Casas, Aldo Sambrell.
Photography, Tonino delli Colli; art director, Carlo Simi; title, Ardani; film editor, Nino Baragli, Eugenio Alabiso; music, Ennio Morricone; conductor, Burno Nicolai; assistant director, Giancarlo Santi; productoin manager, Fernando Cinquini; production supervisor, Carlo Bartolini, Federico Tofi; costumes, Carlo Simi; special effects, Eros Bacciucchi.
Credits were supplied from: AFI catalog, 1961-1970.
Filmed in Almer�ia, Burgos, and Granada, Spain.
Playing time on release in the United States was 161 min., and in Spain, 180 min., according to: AFI catalog, 1961-1970.
"In the Southwest during the Civil War, a cashbox containing $200,000 is stolen and hidden in an unmarked grave. Nearby, a mysterious stranger called Joe has formed an uneasy alliance with Tuco, a Mexican outlaw. To make money, Joe turns Tuco over to a series of sheriffs, collects the bounty money, then rescues the outlaw from a hanging, and the two of them share the reward. Their scheme nearly fails because of a poor shot by Joe, and Tuco decides to betray his companion. Although Joe kills the three men commissioned by Tuco to kill him, he is nonetheless captured by Tuco and dragged through the dry heat of the desert to near death. When Joe informs Tuco that he has learned the location of the $200,000, Tuco immediately gives him water and shade before they embark on a search for the cashbox. Meanwhile, Setenza, a sadistic criminal, is conducting his own search for the cashbox and has joined the Union Army to find the soldier who knows where the money is buried. Dressed in Confederate uniforms, Tuco and Joe are captured by the Union Army and brought before Setenza. Tuco, claiming to know the location of the cashbox, is brutally beaten by Setenza until he reveals that the money is hidden in a graveyard. The three men then separately head for the graveyard, each trying to dupe the others into revealing the exact gravestone under which the cashbox is buried. In a final gunfight, Joe shoots Setenza but spares Tuco and leaves him his share of the money; all the bandit has to do for the gold coins is free himself from the rope hanging around his neck. Before he rides off, however, Joe shoots through the rope, and Tuco is left in the middle of nowhere, wealthy but without a horse"--AFI catalog, 1961-1970.
Copyright statement on videodisc sleeve: c1966, Produzioni Europee Associate.
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