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ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST (1969)

Sergio Leone and Jason Robards, here packing six-shooters, got off to a rocky start on Once Upon A Time In The West. The actor turned up for the first day of shooting sozzled and unable to work, incurring the wrath of his director and a threat of firing hanging over any further pissedemeanours. Bar demanding a day’s pause to mourn the death of JFK in June 1968, Robards was impeccable, on and off camera, bringing all his roguish charm to the character of Cheyenne. He eventually gave the booze up altogether after a near-fatal car smash four years later.

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American Werewolf wasn't a comedy it was a horror with elements of humour just like in real life More

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Bogart and Wilder 'eventually made up years later...' I doubt it - Bogart died in January 1957. I suppose it depends how you define 'years later'. More

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