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« on: September 05, 2004, 02:48:59 AM »

Joe and Monco are only nicknames of Clint's character in the first 2 movies of the trilogy, right? I'm pretty sure they are, but I don't have any real evidence to support either claim.

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« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2004, 09:26:29 AM »

The clint's character just can't have any name! Leone as created a symbol! He comes from nowhere, he has no name, no past, no family, no friends (things that all the other characters in the trilogy have!)... Leone, when he made his first western, said that he wanted Clint's character to be like an angel, angel Gabriel precisely....

So he just can be nicknamed...  

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« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2004, 11:12:43 AM »

 Cool so his name is NOT Harry Callahan in these flicks? wow!  (just kiddin' amigos)

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« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2004, 11:25:40 AM »

what lewis is trying to say is that no matter what the people call him in any of the movies he is still an enigma... the actual name means nothing... has no connection to anything else


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« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2004, 11:23:43 AM »

He has no name indeed

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« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2004, 12:32:47 AM »

The man with no name.....
Just like a ghost in the dark or an angel; always on the right place at the right moment.


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« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2004, 10:23:30 AM »

Clint character was called Joe, but his name only appeared in the script. He wasn't called "The man with no name" in the script but Joe.The same for Monco in FDM I think.

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