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A Fistful of Dollars

What do you know about A Fistful of Dollars?  Try this Alan's FUN Western Films Trivia quiz.  "Check Your Answers" at the bottom of the page.

1) Originally, who did Sergio Leone intended Henry Fonda to play the role of the "Man With No Name"?  However, the production company could not afford to engage a major Hollywood star.Film and TV Westerns

  1. James Stewart

  2. John Wayne

  3. Henry Fonda

2) A Fistful of Dollars (Per un pugno di dollari in Italy) was released in the United States January 18, 1967.
What was the release date in Italy?

  1. December 10, 1964

  2. December 10, 1965

  3. December 10, 1966

3) Where was A Fistful of Dollars and its two sequels (For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly )?

  1. Spanish province Almeria

  2. Italian state Sicily

  3. United States state Utah

4) Clint Eastwood plays a new type of hero to Hollywood cinema, a Man With No Name.  He arrives at a little Mexican border town named San Miguel.  He is quickly introduced to the feud between two Mafioso style families bitterly laying claim to the town.  The one family is named Baxter.
What is the other families name?

  1. Ruiz

  2. Araujo

  3. Rojo

5) Who wrote the film's music (credited as Dan Savio)?

  1. Ennio Morricone

  2. Dimitri Tiomkin

  3. Dashiell Hammett

6. Who wrote Sergio Leone and said, "It is a very fine film, but it is my film"?

  1. Akira Kurosawa

  2. Quentin Tarantino

  3. John Ford

7) Who played Ramon (the most capable and intelligent who would go on to reappear in For a Few Dollars More as the psychopathic El Indio)?

  1. Sieghardt Rupp

  2. Gian Maria Volonte

  3. Benito Stefanelli

8. At the time of making A Fistful of Dollars, Clint Eastwood was the star of what TV series?

  1. Rawhide

  2. Mr. Ed

  3. Mr. Rogers

9) Sergio Leone was the son of the cinema pioneer, Vincenzo Leone (known as director Roberto Roberti), and the actress, Edvige Valcarenghi (Bice Waleran).
Where was he born?

  1. Rome

  2. Venice

  3. Florence

10. The Man with No Name ends up rescuing Ramon's prisoner and mistress, Marisol and reunites her with her own family.  Together again, she and her family are told to flee the town by the stranger.
 Who played Marisol?

  1. Margarita Lozano

  2. Carol Brown)

  3. Marianne Koch

A Fistful of Dollars

1) C. 2) A. 3) A. 4) C. 5) A. 6) A. 7) B. 8) A. 9) A. 10) C.

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