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« on: December 31, 2003, 03:07:16 PM »

An interesting book on Steve Reeves' 17 films has just been published. It contains quite a bit of info on Leone's "Last Days of Pompeii", Reeves take on working with Sergio, and how Reeves turned down the lead role in  "AFD". It's available from www.stevereeves.com. The 8 x 10 book is 275 pages and over 400 photos.

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« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2004, 05:19:23 AM »

might have to check this out, thans for the tip.

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« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2004, 10:34:57 AM »

thank you for this offering SKYE. a mear scrap of information on leone is appreciated....and a look @ the muscles on steve.  tarzan's greatest adventure one of my favorites.
cheers & happy new year  Grin

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« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2004, 12:04:58 PM »

Glad to help. That was Gordon Scott (not Reeves) who played Tarzan. The book is under the "Products" section of www.stevereeves.com

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« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2004, 01:16:10 PM »

o00ps ! sorry SKYE. Embarrassed   i got my muscles mixed up.  Undecided

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« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2004, 02:06:13 PM »

You know this got me thinking, remember the story of how Sergio wanted Clint to wear the pancho to make him look broader? Maybe he had a picture of Steve Reeves in mind.

You know talk about luck, just think if it was Steve Reeves as the Man With No Name, do you think the magic would have worked? Do you think we would have been able to not see Hercules in a poncho, might it not have made a big enough obstacle to make it all ridiculous.

Just think if it wasn't a hit it would have been the only dollars film.

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« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2004, 05:28:25 AM »

Now the mind starts to boggle, if Steve had been the MWNN, there might not even have been a poncho. Maybe Steve would have rode into San Miguel wearing just the sheepskin vest the better to show off his pecs.
Maybe when the Baxter boys shoot at his mule Steve grabs the overhead beam and squeezing his legs together lifts the mules feet off the ground.....

STEVE: "I don't like having to lift my mule. My mule gets nervous when I have to lift him. Now tell my mule your sorry"

Or later in the warehouse Steve as Joe would simply have tossed the whiskey barrel rather than roll it.

It might have been Hercules out west.

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