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« on: November 21, 2012, 09:39:53 AM »

I think we need to discuss what would the worst possible title for this film, even worse than the German title "Zwei Glorreiche Halunken" (Two magnificent Scoundrels)?

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« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2012, 11:13:55 AM »

There's nothing worse than the German title. It's terrible.

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« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2012, 11:53:24 AM »

Unfortunately that is true. Not even the fact that it was a working title used by Leone can excuse this horrible choice.


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« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2012, 09:35:12 PM »

I don't speak German but I always thought "Todesmelodie" sounded like a good name for "Duck, You Sucker!", especially considering how bad the English name is.

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« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2012, 04:58:03 AM »

Todesmelodie (Death Melody) is only a variation of the German title for OuTW, which was an incredible success. And with which Leone made his name here.

Typical German title. Onl ya few German titles for westerns have something to do with the original title. Most are terrible.

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« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2012, 09:24:07 AM »

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« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2012, 05:12:06 PM »

When my kids were little, I'd say that I was going to tell them a story, a story of the Three Pigs: Blondie, Tuco, and Angel Eyes.

So how about
  The Three Pigs ?

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« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2012, 05:29:51 PM »

Todesmelodie (Death Melody) is only a variation of the German title for OuTW, which was an incredible success. And with which Leone made his name here.

Typical German title. Onl ya few German titles for westerns have something to do with the original title. Most are terrible.

So why when I search for "Todesmelodie" do I get links to DYS and not OUATITW? I agree that it does sound more apt for OUATITW given Harmonica's role.

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« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2012, 08:18:51 PM »

When my kids were little, I'd say that I was going to tell them a story, a story of the Three Pigs: Blondie, Tuco, and Angel Eyes.

So how about
  The Three Pigs ?

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« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2012, 02:37:26 AM »

So why when I search for "Todesmelodie" do I get links to DYS and not OUATITW? I agree that it does sound more apt for OUATITW given Harmonica's role.

Sorry, you misunderstood, or I was mistakable.

Todesmelodie is indeed the German title for DYS, but it was only chosen cause it is a variation of the German title of OuTW. The only reason for the title was to cash in on the success of the former Leone.

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« Reply #10 on: November 23, 2012, 04:51:55 AM »

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« Reply #11 on: November 24, 2012, 07:21:00 PM »

Sorry, you misunderstood, or I was mistakable.

Todesmelodie is indeed the German title for DYS, but it was only chosen cause it is a variation of the German title of OuTW. The only reason for the title was to cash in on the success of the former Leone.

Ok got it. You have of course ruined the title for me now Grin

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« Reply #12 on: December 14, 2012, 07:04:09 AM »

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« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2012, 07:18:41 AM »

The Cigar, Pipe and Snuff men of the West  Cheesy
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« Reply #14 on: December 14, 2012, 09:19:11 AM »

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