But wait, you can celebrate too by taking the opportunity to go into the daily draw to win Clint Eastwood’s CD Rawhide’s Clint Eastwood Sings Cowboy Favorites and a MGM June 2012 – May 2013 calendar. I know right; it’s just too exciting!
Here are the four movies being screened on MGM…
A FISTFUL OF DOLLARS (1964)
MGM (SKY channel 023) – Wednesday 6 June, 8.30pm
In this film, the first in director Sergio Leone’s Dollars trilogy, a nameless drifter plays two feuding families off against each other to his own benefit. The film was the first of a new motion picture subgenre – the Spaghetti Western – that flourished during the mid-to-late-’60s. Directed by Sergio Leone (For A Few Dollars More, The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, Once Upon A Time In The West). Starring Clint Eastwood, Marianne Koch, Gian Maria Volonté.
FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE (1965)
MGM (SKY channel 023) – Wednesday 13 June, 8.30pm
Clint Eastwood returns as The Man With No Name, a bounty hunter who teams up with a rival gunslinger to track down the sadistic leader of a gang of bandits. Directed by Sergio Leone (A Fistful Of Dollars, The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly, Once Upon A Time In The West), also starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef and Gian Maria Volonte.
THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (1966)
MGM (SKY channel 023) – Wednesday 20 June, 8.30pm
In the last and the best installment of his “Dollars” trilogy of Sergio Leone-directed “spaghetti westerns,” Clint Eastwood reprised the role of “The Man With No Name”. Set during the Civil War, about three disparate lowlifes searching for a cache of Confederate treasure buried in a nameless grave. Directed by Stephen Hopkins (A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child, Predator 2, Lost In Space, Under Suspicion) and also starring Jeff Bridges, Tommy Lee Jones and Suzy Amis.
HANG ‘EM HIGH (1968)
MGM (SKY channel 023) – Wednesday 27 June, 8.30pm
Hang ‘Em High was Eastwood’s first American Western after the spaghettis. He plays an innocent rancher who is mistaken for a cattle rustler and sentenced to hang by an angry mob. When he is saved from the noose by a passing lawman, he embarks on a renegade campaign of vengeance against the men who attempted to lynch him. Directed by Ted Post (Magnum Force, Go Tell The Spartans and TV series “Rawhide”) and also starring Ed Begley, Inger Stevens, Pat Hingle, Ben Johnson, Bruce Dern and Dennis Hopper.
MRS EASTWOOD AND COMPANY
E! (SKY channel 011) – Tuesdays from 26 June, 9.30pm
Go Ahead, Make My Day? Clint Eastwood is famous for this line, but what actually does make his day? In this brand new series we follow his wife, Dina Eastwood, her daughters and her boy-band the Overtones to see what makes an Eastwood day!
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PRIZE DRAW CLOSED
MONDAYS WINNER : Christel, Panmure, Auckland
TUEDAYS WINNER : Lisa, Hawera
WEDNESDAY’S WINNER : Michele, Lyall Bay. Wellington
THURSDAY’S WINNER : Vicki, Stewart Island
FRIDAY’S WINNER : Lawrence, Kohimarama, Auckland