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As a kid I thought they were but I bought the trilogy a few years ago and was struck with that question, not because of the name differences, that can be explained away as he is a drifter and using the same name too much may build up a reputation for a man who ultimately wants to remain anonymous, element of surprise and all that. What got me was his ...


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Joseph What's-His-Name says in Hero of a Thousand Faces that there is really only one hero whose exploits are merely recounted in different forms throughout the millennia. So, yes, all the incarnations of the Man With No Name are the same character, as are all the other roles Clint Eastwood ever played, as well as those of Charlie Chaplin, and Achilles, and ...


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It's impossible to definitively say. The film was only intended as a one off movie, with three films being created out of it. It was certainly suggested by the film makers that in the second film Eastwood was playing the same character as in the first. Robert C. Cumbrow discussed this ongoing questions in "The Films of Sergio Leone", commenting: We ...


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For me he is not. Yet I don't have a hard proof either. But until we get some definite affirmation or denial from Sergio Leone or anyone else acquainted with the project, let's take a look at what in particular might speak for the theory of him being the same character in all the movies: They are commonly known as the Dollars Trilogy (or sometimes "Man ...



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