Larry King Gets Mean

After GET MEAN was released in 1976, I was in Miami and a publicist scheduled me to be interviewed by Larry King on his radio show.  Larry interviewed me and we spoke about the film and my rock and roll past, but the most interesting time for me was during Read more…

You are Feeding the Town

As I posted earlier, I had to arrive in Almeria with cash or everyone was leaving the filming and it would be all over.  The crew would scatter to the four corners. At the very last minute and I mean the very last minute, I got an investor for $17,500 Read more…

Never Never Never

My topic heading refers to a mistake that a lot of film producers make.. don’t start without all the money!!!  Tony told me that we had to begin production on our next spaghetti western.  I don’t recall the actual working title.. ( I will go thru my records at some Read more…

Tattoo You?

We were all in a bar in Kyoto when our director spotted a man playing pool who had an amazing tatoo on his back.  Vanzi had our interpreter ask the man if he would like to be in a film.  He asked where we were filming and when told he Read more…

EarthQuake

We shot The Silent Stranger in Kyoto, Japan.  I didn’t know from Earthquakes, I was an East Coast guy and then I was on the set in Kyoto when the high strung lights on the set began to sway.  Japan introduced me to my first earthquake and my only triple Read more…

The Stranger has a Big One

It’s the Weapon, Stupid..  Tony always wanted a special weapon to differentiate him from the six gun toting cowboy.. In Get Mean he went for a quadruple barreled short shot gun but in Silent Stranger he went for a Big One…

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