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« on: August 06, 2008, 08:03:03 PM »

Curro Jiménez is a very popular Spanish TV series from the 1970s, and it is about the Spanish "bandoleros" (highwaymen) in the mountains of Andalusia (Southern Spain). Hint: guess why I adopted the nick "Bandolero".

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=STJNcNfS-6s

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curro_Jim%C3%A9nez


A movie based on the series (Avisa a Curro Jimenez) was made in 1978.

While not a Spaguetti Western, many of the episodes actually look and feel like Spaghetti Westerns. Many of the actors/directors also have particiapted in Spaghetti Westerns.

Sancho Gracia (Curro Jimenez): Django Kill... If You Live, Shoot!; Per il gusto di uccidere; In a Colt's Shadow: Guns of the Magnificent Seven; 800 bullets.

José Sancho (El Estudiante): Massacre at Fort Grant; Two Thousand Dollars for Coyote;

Alvaro De Luna (El Algarrobo): Seven Guns from Texas; Minnesota Clay; Navajo Joe;  Hellbenders; A Professional Gun; Compañeros; etc.

Eduardo García (El Gitano): For a Few Dollars More.

Rafael Romero Marchent (director): Seven Guns from Texas; Hour of Death; etc.

Has anyone in the forum seen the movie or any of the episodes from the series? I don't know if the series has been dubbed or has subtitles in languages other than Spanish, though.



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« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2008, 08:46:35 PM »

Any episodes up on youtube?

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« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2008, 09:20:43 PM »

Just bits and pieces as far as I know. I am not aware of any full episodes. Here are links to some fragments:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAwQ-x0qbrc&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-1WqkVrYP0&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfBGwEyxd-Y&feature=related



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