He contributed to the book "Gods in Polyester, or, a Survivors' Account of 70s Cinema Obscura" (Succubus Press), which features his memories and thoughts on the films he made from 1970-1981.
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Maria Francesca Pomentale
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In my opinion, it is a death wish for an actor to be in too many B or should I say C movies. Maybe my greatest contribution to cinema was not doing Fistful of Dollars, and recommending Clint for the part.
Harrison was the one who suggested Clint Eastwood to Sergio Leone when the famed director was looking for a lead in "A Fistful of Dollars" in 1964. According to an interview with Charles Marquis Warren in 1981, Leone came to the set of Rawhide intending to recruit Eric Fleming for the lead in the upcoming "A Fistful of Dollars." Due to Fleming's off putting personality, Leone looked elsewhere. ...