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How the west was shown

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 30 April, 2006, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 30 April, 2006, 12:00am

1 In which western does Clint Eastwood paint a town red and rename it Hell?


2 Approximately how many blank rounds were discharged in the making of Sam Peckinpah's 1969 western The Wild Bunch: a) 30,000 b) 60,000 c) 90,000?


3 Who wrote the classic score for The Good, the Bad and the Ugly?


4 For which film did John Wayne win his only Oscar?


5 Which legendary Wild West figure has been portrayed by Burt Lancaster, Kevin Costner and Kurt Russell?


6 According to the White House projectionist, which western is the most requested film by US presidents?


7 In which film does Yul Brynner play a robotic gunslinger?


8 The Magnificent Seven is a remake of which film?


9 Which 1980 western was such a flop it led to United Artists, the studio that produced it, going bankrupt?


10 In which South American country do the titular characters spend their final days in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid?


Solution: 1 High Plains Drifter 2 c) 90,000 3 Ennio Morricone 4 True Grit 5 Wyatt Earp 6 High Noon 7 Westworld 8 Seven Samurai 9 Heaven's Gate 10 Bolivia.


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