The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) was a Adventure - Western Film directed by Sergio Leone and produced by Alberto Grimaldi.
CD Review: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY Original Soundtrack Expanded EditionBy Dan Day, Jr. on Jan 14, 2021 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog
I've mentioned on this blog and on Facebook several times how the very first movie soundtrack I ever bought was for THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY. That purchase was on audio cassette, and I've bought it many times since, including a vinyl re-release just last summer. Now, Quartet Records, a company... Read full article
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966, Sergio Leone)By Andrew Wickliffe on Jul 9, 2018 From The Stop Button
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly ends up being about three criminals?of varying type?hunting down some stolen Confederate gold. But that Confederate gold story line takes a break after getting setup in the first ten minutes?for almost an hour of the two and a half hour plus film?so Good, the Bad and t... Read full article
The 50th Anniversary Of THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLYBy Dan Day Jr. on Nov 2, 2016 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog
Fifty years ago, in 1966, THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY was produced in Spain and Italy. It is my second favorite film of all time, so accordingly a blog post commemorating this anniversary is in order. Instead of going into the details about the production history of the film, or the storyline, I'... Read full article
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Tuco: Get on that stool and put the rope around your neck. I have a different system, my friend; I don't shoot the rope, I shoot the legs from under the stool.
[Sound of distant rumbling]
Tuco: Even when Judas hanged himself there was thunder.
Blondie: That might be cannon fire.
Tuco: Thunder or cannon fire, it's all the same to you. Adios, Blondie.
[surveying some Civil War carnage]
Blondie: I've never seen so many men wasted so badly.
Tuco: Hurrah! Hurrah for the Confederacy! HURRAH! Down with General Grant! Hurrah for General... What's his name? Lee! LEE! Ha ha. God is with us because he hates the Yanks too. HURRAH!
Blondie: [spits] God is not on our side because he hates idiots also.
[the commander of the cavalry patrol they've met reveals his blue uniform]
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Though no specific year or date is stated in the movie, at least part of it takes place during the New Mexico Campaign of 1862. This is confirmed when both the hotel-keeper and Tuco mentions the retreating Confederate General Sibley (the historical Henry H. Sibley) and the advancing Union Colonel Canby (another historical person, Edward Canby). This is consistent with the campaign that took place between Feb-April 1862 in New Mexico and what was then Confederate Arizona.
Sad Hill Cemetery was a very-convincing set piece constructed by the pyrotechnic crew and not a real cemetery. Today the site is marked as a local point of interest. Though the central stone 'proscenium' and parapet are gone, the circles of grave-mounds are still quite prominent.
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