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Frayling Chases Spaghetti Westerns

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Frayling Chases Spaghetti Westerns

Frayling Chases Spaghetti Westerns

Frayling Chases Spaghetti Westerns

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Cultural historian Christopher Frayling's newest book is Spaghetti Westerns: Cowboys and Europeans from Karl May to Sergio Leone. He also wrote last year's Once Upon A Time in Italy: The Westerns of Sergio Leone. It's a large format, beautifully illustrated book that chronicles the history of the spaghetti western through researched text and interviews with Clint Eastwood, Martin Scorsese and Eli Wallach. This interview originally aired on August 1, 2005.