Spaghetti Western Podcast

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The world's first spaghetti western podcast! The SWDb highly recommends this as your regular Friday date. Tune in to Once Upon a Time in Spaghetti Westerns.


Episode Guide

Episode 31 - Live on December 18, 2020

Topic of the show: Franco Nero
Watch archived recording (86min): YouTube, Facebook

Show Notes:

Discussed spaghetti westerns:

Episode 30 - Live on December 11, 2020

Topic of the show: Gianni Garko
Watch archived recording (94min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes:

Discussed spaghetti westerns:

  • Album of the week: Tom: Ringo ll Texano by composer Nico Fidenco
  • Autograph of the week: Jay: Gregory Peck; Tom: Robert Woods
  • Book of the week: The man with no name: Clint Eastwood presented by Tom (Amazon.com) and The Spaghetti Western: A Thematic Analysis presented by Jay (Amazon.com)

Episode 29 - Live on December 4, 2020

Topic of the show: 2nd Spaghetti Western Author’s Roundtable
Watch archived recording (97min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes:

  • Album of the week: Mike Hauss: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly; Tony Williams: Un esercito di 5 uomo; Tom: Taste of Vengeance by Gianni Marchetti
  • Autograph of the week: Mike Hauss: Robert Woods; Tom: Robert Vaughn; Tony Williams: Tom Betts; Jay: Martine Beswick
  • Book of the week:The films of Sergio Leone by Robert Cumbow presented by Jay; French fanzine (Nostalgia may 1994) about Jack Palance presented by Tom; Behind-the-Scenes of Sergio Leone's The Good, the Bad and the Ugly presented by Tony Williams; Cine del Oeste en la Comunidad de Madrid by Javier Ramos Altamira and Ángel Caldito Castellan presented by Mike Hauss.
Episode 28 - Live on November 27, 2020

Topic of the show: Los Hermanos Terron
Watch archived recording (82min): YouTube, [Facebook]

Show notes: Los Hermanos Terron are 4 brothers (Pedro, José, Ángel, Victor) original from a circus. During filming El Cid they met famous stuntman Yakima Canutt and he helped them to start a career as stuntman. Their stunts and acting in different movies are shown by family photo’s and movie posters. Special homage to José Terron who did most acting.

Additional there is a homage to Mike Bredell, real name Mihaly Orogovanyi. A professional wrestler turned actor.

Episode 27 - Live on November 20, 2020

Topic of the show: Mario Brega
Watch archived recording (87min): YouTube, [Facebook]

Show notes:

  • Mario Brega acted in approximately 79 films of which 17, 18 are Spaghetti westerns. See also Mario Brega page.
Discussed movies are:

Episode 26 - Live on November 13, 2020

Topic of the show: Jeff Cameron
Watch archived recording (70min): YouTube, [Facebook]

Show notes:
Jeff Cameron played in approximately 52 films, a lot of them uncredited. The Spaghetti westerns that are discussed with him as an actor:

  • Album of the week: La colt era il suo Dio by Vasili Kojucharov (Jay); The last rebel by Ashton, Gardner & Dyke
  • Autograph of the week: George Kennedy; Adam West
  • Book of the week: Willkommen in der Hölle

Episode 25 - Live on November 6, 2020

Topic of the show: Tribute to Lee van Cleef
Watch archived recording (110min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes:

Episode 24 - Live on October 30, 2020

Topic of the show: Spaghetti western posters
Watch archived recording (114min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes: The scheduled “Lee Van Cleef Special” has been rescheduled for Friday November 6, as special guest author, actor and film maker Mike Malloy is in Atlanta and has no power Jay shows parts from his poster collection and discusses the posters and films with Tom.

  • Autograph of the week: From the collection of Jay: Adam West; Alex Cord; Brett Halsey; Claudia Cardinale; Fabio Testi; Franco Nero; Hunt Powers; Terence Hill; Robert Hossein; Yul Brynner; Clint Eastwood with Sergio Leone;
  • Book of the week: Macaroni westerns: Spaghetti westerns in Japan
  • Album of the week: The legend of Frenchie King

Episode 22 - Pre-recorded episode available since October 14, 2020

Topic of the show: The History of Westerns... All'Italiana! magazine with special guest Tim Ferrante, the magazine's founder
Watch archived recording (109min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes:

Episode 21 - Live on October 9, 2020

Topic of the show: The worst spaghetti westerns according to Tom Betts and Jay Jennings
Watch archived recording (78min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes with a list of the worst spaghetti's:

Episode 20 - Live on October 2, 2020

Topic of the show: Tribute to Robert Hundar and Anthony Ghidra
Watch archived recording (79min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes:

  • coming soon

Episode 19 - Live on September 25, 2020

Topic of the show: Tribute to George Hilton & Anthony Steffen
Watch archived recording (140min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes: Special guest on this show is Daniel Camargo, who made the documentary George Hilton - The World Belongs to the Daring and who also wrote the biography Anthony Steffen -biography Tohether with Daniel homage is paid to George Hilton and Anthont Steffen.

  • Album of the week: Daniel: Evaldo Braga Tom: Django’s ruckkehr (Terurn of Django) by Gianfranco Plenizio
  • Autograph of the week: Jay shows the autograph of Yul Brynner, Daniel of George Hilton and Tom of Ruth Buzzi.
  • Book of the week: Il Western All'Italiana presented by Daniel; Anthony Steffen -biography written by Daniel and presented by Tom

Episode 18 - Live on September 18, 2020

Topic of the show: George Wang and Al Mulock
Watch archived recording (88min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes: Actor Georg Wang, a Chinese actor who moved to Italy and stayed there as movie industry was booming. Discussed movies with him acting:

After the Spaghetti wester period Georg Wang went back to chine (Honk Kong) and started hiw own production company and started in karate movies.

Actor Al Mulock, a little background about his life and ending is given. Discussed movies with him acting:

During filming this last movie he decided to end his life. This is discussed in the podcast.

Episode 17 - Live on September 11, 2020

Topic of the show: Special Guest, Courtney Joyner
Watch archived recording (108min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes: Special guest is Courtney Joyner, an American author, film script writer and director As a director he gives his vision on the Spaghetti westerns and writers / directors of these movies. The discussed topics:

  • Damiano Damiani, director of i.e. Quien Sabe
  • Dario Argento, scriptwriter (see page in the SWDb and director
  • Don Taylor
  • Lucio Fulci
  • Mario Bava
  • Albert Band
  • Sergio Corbucci
  • Andre de Toth

  • Album of the week: Tom: Four film suites by Jerry Fielding; Courtney: Jules Verne’s Master of the World bij Lex Baxter
  • Autograph of the week: Tom shows an autograph of John Saxon, Tom shows an autograph of Claudia Cardinale and Courtney shows Warren Oates and John Ford
  • Book of the week: Western portraits presented by Tom Get it on Amazon.com; Valdez is coming by Courtney and Western All'Italiana Volume 1 presented by Jay

Episode 16 - Live on September 4, 2020

Topic of the show: The Sergios
Watch archived recording (106min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes: Covering nine directors with first name Sergio (directors only, so for example no Sergio Donati)

  • Sergio Bergonzelli (5 movies)
  • Sergio Corbucci
  • Sergio Garrone (7 movies)
  • Sergio Grieco (1 movie mentioned)
  • Sergio Leone (His 5 directed westerns and additional produced westerms)
  • Sergio Martino (2 movies discussed)
  • Sergio Merolle (1 movie)
  • Sergio Pastore (1 movie)
  • Sergio Sollima (3 movie)

  • Album of the week: Tom: Villa rides! by Maurice Jarre
  • Autograph of the week: Tom shows an autograph of Sergio Leone and Jay: Sergio Leone and Clint Eastwood
  • Book of the week: All About Sergio Leone: The Definitive Anthology presented by Tom

Episode 15 - Live on Aug 28, 2020

Topic of the show: American Bad Guys in Spaghetti Westerns
Watch archived recording (124min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes:

  • First bad guy is Jack Palance (page in the SWDb)
  • Second bad guy is Telly Savalas
  • Third bad guy is Broderick Crawford
  • Bonus is Chuck Connors (Chuck Connors page in the SWDb)
  • Discussion of the life and spaghetti westerns of the mentioned bad guys

  • Book of the week: Chuck Connors; The Man Behind the Rifle (Amazon.de)
  • Discussion about autographs and collecting in the early days

Episode 14 - Live on Aug 21, 2020

Topic of the show: The films of William Berger
Watch archived recording (84min): Facebook, YouTube

Show notes:

  • William Berger's page in the SWDb
  • Discussion of the life and spaghetti westerns of William Berger

  • Book of the week: House of the Angels by Timothy Wilson (Amazon.de)

Episode 13 - Live on Aug 14, 2020

Topic of the show: The films of Peter Lee Lawrence
Watch archived recording (84min): Facebook, YouTube

Show notes:

  • Peter Lee Lawrence's page in the SWDb
  • Discussion of the life and spaghetti westerns of Peter Lee Lawrence
  • Confimation about the Passing and contradiction of rumors about his passing

Episode 12 - Live on Aug 7, 2020

Topic of the show: The Django movies
Watch archived recording (96min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes:

  • Django (character) an article about the mysticism and origins of the character, and a list of real and imagined sequels and spin-offs
  • Title chaos, our list of international AKA titles, where you will find hundreds of Django movies

Episode 11 - Live on July 31, 2020

Topic of the show: A Fistful of Locations! The locations of the Dollars Trilogy then and now
Watch archived recording (85min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes:

  • Jay and Tom show photos from the Dollars trilogy and Once upon a time in the west, then and now, and Tom reports of his own visits to Spain and of the experiences some others had visiting them.
  • As a special bonus, Jay shows the then-and-now collage by Herve Attia (2013) and Tom comments over it
  • The SWDb is working on extending our location database

Episode 10 - Live on July 24, 2020

Topic of the show: The first ever Spaghetti Western Authors Roundtable with special guests Ulrich Bruckner, Howard Hughes and Lee Broughton
Watch archived recording (85min): Facebook, YouTube

Show notes:

Episode 9 - Live on July 17, 2020

Topic of the show: The Spaghetti Westerns of Fernando Sancho
Watch archived recording (113min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes:

Episode 8 - Live on July 10, 2020

Topic of the show: This week's special guest is Brett Halsey
Watch archived recording (87min): Facebook, YouTube

Show notes:

Episode 7 - Live on July 3, 2020

Topic of the show: Klaus Kinski (first few minutes covering the rest of the ladies from the last episode)
Watch archived recording (95min): Facebook, YouTube

Show notes:

Episode 6 - Live on June 26, 2020

Topic of the show: Spaghetti Western actresses
Watch archived recording (110min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes:

Episode 5 - Live on June 19, 2020

Topic of the show: This week's topic is alternate English titles.
Watch archived recording (min): Facebook, YouTube

Show notes:

  • New book release mentioned: BUD Un gigante per papà (Author : Cristiana Pedersoli; Publisher : Giunti editore; Italian) get it on Amazon.it

Episode 4 - Live on June 12, 2020

Topic of the show: Underrated directors are the topic of this fourth episode, as the podcast celebrates its first month.
Watch archived recording (min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes: Discussed directors:

  • No books mentioned in this episode

Episode 3 - Live on June 5, 2020

Topic of the show: The show has a special guest, none other than Robert Woods!
Watch archived recording (min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes:

  • Book of the week: Western Portraits of Great Character Actors: The Unsung Heroes & Villains of the Silver Screen (Author : Steve Carver; Roger Corman; C Courtney Joyner; ISBN-13 : 978-3283012908; Publisher : Edition Olms AG) get it on Amazon.com

Episode 2 - Live on May 29, 2020

Topic of the show: Underrated actors are a focus of this episode, plus some great posters and anecdotes as always. This week, stay for the encore!
Watch archived recording (min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes Actors discussed:

  • No book of the week or book mentioned

Episode 1 - Live on May 22, 2020

Topic of the show: Obscure films. In the premiere episode, Jay and Tom each present their top rare spaghetti westerns.
Watch archived recording (min): YouTube, Facebook

Show notes

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About your hosts:

Podcast jay.png Jay Jennings is a poster collector, indie movie writer/director, voice actor and composer. More about him on Wikipedia
Podcast betts.png Tom Betts is a true spaghetti western expert and historian, long time editor of Westerns... All'Italiana!, the magazine founded by Tim Ferrante in 1983, and veteran editor at the SWDb as well as regular contributor to books, liner notes and documentaries. Tom's SWDb page

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Disclaimer: This is an unofficial archive and reference page for this podcast. Show notes are not necessarily compiled in cooperation with the hosts. The podcast is not an official SWDb product or project, but wholeheartedly supported by it.

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