Sunday, September 25, 2016

The Magnificent Seven (1960) - Supplement

While we try to cover as much as we can in our episodes, there's always more to see, hear, and read about a movie that can enhance your viewing experience. If you enjoyed our episode on The Magnificent Seven, here's a few extra bits you might find interesting...





First off, here are the original trailers for the film:





For comparison, here's the trailer of Seven Samurai, the Akira Kurosawa film that served as the basis for The Magnificent Seven:



Here's a nice making-of documentary on the film, in four parts:









In case you were curious, YouTube user RutledalPI actually put together a kill count for all of the seven protagonists. Check it out here and see which gunslinger comes out on top:



As we discussed, the film eventually launched a television series in the 1990s. Here's the original TV pilot, which led to two seasons of the show.



And here's a trailer for the remake from Antoine Fuqua, now in theaters:



Thanks for listening!

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