Hattie Jacques had the nickname of 'Mother Superior' on the set of the films. This was due to her compassionate nature and willingness to help other cast members with their personal problems.
Norman Wisdom pledged to retire completely from show business by his 90th birthday. His final TV acting appearance was in the 2004 Christmas special of Last of the Summer Wine (1973).
Vincent Price had his ashes scattered off the Californian coast of Malibu together with his favorite gardening hat.
The nicest buttocks in the world are in Ireland. Irish women are always carrying water on their heads, and always carrying their husbands home from pubs. Such things are the greatest posture-builders.
Originally released in the late 60's, these movies are in a select group of westerns to have stood the test of time and become classics.
Directed by Sergio Leone and frequently the first films that come to mind when you hear the expression 'spaghetti western', they were filmed mainly in Spain and not Italy, as many imagine.
The term 'spaghetti western' was used by American critics and those in other countries because most of these Westerns were produced and directed by Italians, with Sergio Leone being considered the best by most critics.
Ultimately, over 200 spaghetti westerns were to be made, but, we think these are the best.
Grab a whisky, take your spurs off, sit back and enjoy!