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>On Tue, 10 May 1994, John G. Thomas wrote:
>
>>         For me, I would HAVE to include "Once Upon a Time in the West."  A
>> "text book" of masterful filmmaking from Sergio Leoni who "out-Ford-ed", John
>> Ford in making a western.
>>
>>
>>                                 J. Thomas
>>
>
>_Once Upon a Time in the West_ is an overlooked film? Well. . .OK. My
>choice is a little film called _The Dresser_ which stars Albert Finney as
>a frayed at the edges Shakespearian actor touring England during WWII.
>It's a kind of self-reflexive exercise that juxtaposes art with "reality"
>underscoring the occasional futility of both. I can't remember the name
>of the actor who stars with Finney but both are superb.
>
>Patrick Bjork
>Bismarck State College
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Patrick is certainly right!  Once Upon a Time in the West is far from
overlooked.  And while The Dresser is probably justifiably overlooked (and
not to be confused with my last name!) it costarred Tom Courtney.
 
DD
 
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