Wednesday, July 31, 2019

WAI! is on Vacation. We'll be back August 6th

Who Are Those Guys? ~ Sergio Citti

Sergio Citti was born in Rome, Italy on May 30, 1933. He was the son of actor Santino Citti and the brother of actor Franco Citti [1935-2016]. Sergio was an Italian film director and screenwriter. He often worked with Pier Paolo Pasolini, but also worked for others such as Ettore Scola. His own films include “I magi randagi” (We Free Kings), for which he won a Silver Ribbon for Best Original Story.

His 1981 film “Il minestrone” was entered into the 31st Berlin International Film Festival. His 1977 film “Beach House” was shown as part of a retrospective on Italian comedy at the 67th Venice International Film Festival.

His only Euro-western appearance was as a soldier in “Kill Them All and Come Back Alone” in which also appeared his brother Franco in the role of Hoagy.

Sergio Citti died in Rome on October 11, 2005.

CITTI, Sergio [5/30/1933, Rome, Lazio, Italy – 10/11/2005, Ostia, Rome, Lazio, Italy] – director, assistant director, writer, film actor, son of actor Santino Citti, brother of actor Franco Citti [1935-2016]..
Kill Them All and Come Back Alone – 1968 (soldier)

Special Birthdays

Don Murray (actor) is 90 today.

Geraldine Chaplin (actress) is 75 today.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Spaghetti Western Location ~ Feria del Campo

The Toledo Pavilion at the "Feria del Campo" in Madrid, Spain served as a set for the interior shooting of several Spaghetti Westerns. This particular museum is dedicated to what Spanish farm life was in the 19th Century. The courtyard was used is several Euro-westerns in the 1960s and 1970s.

“Fistful of Dollars” (1964)

“The Fury of Johnny Kid” (1967)

“Duel in the Eclipse” (1968)

“Dead Men Ride” (1971)

 “Zorro, Rider of Vengeance” (1971)