There's more than a fistful of dollars
up for grabs - $19.
Then it's off for a road trip to the Wild West and Fort Bravo, the film set built for the spaghetti western A Fistful Of Dollars
The highly influential film - Quentin Tarantino is a devotee - was marketed as the third and final installment in the Dollars Trilogy, following A Fistful of Dollars
and For a Few Dollars More.
The film- maker is in Cannes to host a special celebration of the 50th anniversary of the birth of Spaghetti Western (genre) with the screening of Italian director Sergio Leone's newlyrestored A Fistful of Dollars
A Fistful of Dollars
, The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, Duck You Sucker and the original Django will be among the highlights.
CLINT EASTWOOD, right, became a Hollywood superstar thanks to his first outing as The Man With No Name in Sergio Leone's flawless Western A Fistful of Dollars
(Five, tonight, 9pm).
QI heard once that A Fistful of Dollars
was a remake.
Clint Eastwood's three classic spaghetti Westerns - A Fistful of Dollars
, For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - see him pitted against gangs, bounty hunters and bandits.
Prior to a Fistful of Dollars
release, the genre was only popular in Sergio Leone's native Italy.
There's also episode two of cracking Aussie true-life crime drama Underbelly (Monday, STV, 9pm) but it's on at the same time as A Fistful of Dollars
(Monday, Five, 9pm) starring Clint Eastwood.
Left, Clint Eastwood with then-wife Maggie in Cardiff to promote A Fistful of Dollars
When Clint Eastwood went to Spain to film A Fistful Of Dollars
he knew the film was going to be a bare-bones budget affair.