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« : February 01, 2006, 11:34:31 AM »

Signed: "John Ford".

It sems like this dedication was written on a book currently in possession of the Leone's family. But though I've read this on a couple of sources, no mention is made of what the book is nor of the circumstances which led Ford to write the tribute. Anybody knows?

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« #1 : February 01, 2006, 01:03:55 PM »

Sounds interesting. All I knew was that Leone had a signed photo of Ford that said something like to my friend Sergio or something to that effect.


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« #2 : February 01, 2006, 04:15:22 PM »

I read in Frayling's " Something to do with Death " John Ford autographed a picture of himself wearing over-sized clothes saying " To Sergio Leoni, with admiration. "


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« #3 : February 01, 2006, 04:23:09 PM »

Yeah, Woody Strode took care of having Ford sign that picture at a time, apparently, when Ford didn't know who Leone was.


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« #4 : February 01, 2006, 05:01:20 PM »

I read in Frayling's " Something to do with Death " John Ford autographed a picture of himself wearing over-sized clothes saying " To Sergio Leoni, with admiration. "

Yeah, and leone said it was marvelous, he was not Leone, but Leoni, which means in Italian that there was not just one Leone but a lot.


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« #5 : October 30, 2007, 09:15:12 AM »

Yeah, and leone said it was marvelous, he was not Leone, but Leoni, which means in Italian that there was not just one Leone but a lot.
well he was a whole lot of leone, girth wise.....

forgive me for the fat joke.....i couldn't help it  :-\


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« #6 : November 01, 2007, 12:54:11 PM »

I don't think Ford liked Leone's films, provided he ever saw them, of course. He gave the picture to Sergio because Woody Strode asked him to.



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