Friday, November 26, 2021

Spaghetti Western Trivia ~ Leo Nichols, Dan Savio?


Ennio Morricone wrote his first film scores using various pseudonyms such as Dan Savio and Leo Nichols. Was the composer who dreamed of composing great music ashamed of writing for the big screen? No, he answered to the journalist Sue Adler in an interview for the publication Cinema Papers in 1984: "The producers wanted to give the impression that their films were produced in America. And my name doesn't really sound American..."

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