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Leone

The currency of Sierra Leone. It was introduced in 1964, replacing the British West African pound. It has been marked by high inflation for much of its history.
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Wednesday, March 25 12:15 PM A Fistful of Dollars Sergio Leone (Italy-Spain-Germany, 1964, 100 mins) A wandering gunfighter (Clint Eastwood) sees an opportunity to make money by exploiting a bitter feud between two families vying for control of a small Mexican border town.
WHEN Clint Eastwood went to Italy to make the "spaghetti" Western that would catapult him to stardom, he was so unknown that director Sergio Leone didn't bother meeting him at the airport.
Directed by Sergio Leone, the film follows Noodles and Max and their cadre of Jewish gangsters in New York from their early 1900's childhood, through the glory years of prohibition and their subsequent reunion 35 years later.
The scenery is as breathtaking as you'd imagine but, despite borrowing heftily from the canon of Sergio Leone, there's not enough to hold your interest.
29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dawning in the dark aftermath of World War II, the fertile mid-century decades of Italian cinema delighted international movie audiences with an eclectic mix of movie classics from groundbreaking directors including Frederico Fellini , Luchino Visconti , Sergio Leone and many more.
A successor to his Man With No Name from those earlier Sergio Leone films and a forerunner to his Dirty Harry roles, lines like, "Are you gonna pull those pistols or whistle Dixie?
Among others homoured are 1957 sci-fib-movie The Incredible Shrinking Man, 1911 silent Little Nemo and 1968's Sergio Leone spaghetti western Once Upon A Time In The West.
But Eastwood has been revered for his roles as the taciturn gunman of Sergio Leone s 1960s spaghetti westerns, the hardboiled detective Dirty Harry and in more sympathetic roles of late such as the repentant gunslinger in "Unforgiven".
Writer-director Joe Carnahan spends the first 25 minutes of ``Smokin' Aces'' throwing tough-talking mobster characters and gangster tropes into a tonal stew pot, adding a pinch of Sergio Leone, a dash of Takeshi Kitano and a whole heaping helping of Quentin Tarantino.
Stylishly directed by Sergio Leone, it's about a mysterious loner who arrives in a dusty border town and manages to set two gangs against each other.
Sergio Leone is the best film director of all time and The Good, The Bad and The Ugly is his defining moment, the very essence of the Spaghetti Western in a perfect three-hour form.
Rory Calhoun,Lea Massari,Georges Marchal,Conrado San Martin and Angel Aranda star in this riveting historical drama, which was written and directed by Sergio Leone, the man behind classic movies including the Dollars trilogy and Once Upon a Time in America.