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.
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.
- James Stewart
- John Wayne
- 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?
- December 10, 1964
- December 10, 1965
- 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 )?
- Spanish province Almeria
- Italian state Sicily
- 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?
5. Who wrote the film's music (credited
as Dan Savio)?
- Ennio Morricone
- Dimitri Tiomkin
- Dashiell Hammett
6. Who wrote Sergio Leone and said, "It
is a very fine film, but it is my film"?
- Akira Kurosawa
- Quentin Tarantino
- 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)?
- Gian Maria Volonte
- Sieghardt Rupp
- Benito Stefanelli
8. At the time of making A Fistful of
Dollars, Clint Eastwood was the star of what TV series?
- Mr. Ed
- 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?
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?
- Margarita Lozano
- Carol Brown)
- Marianne Koch