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  •  The story goes that he wasn't told that he was (0+ / 0-)

    "the ugly" until either the movie came out or just before.  I agree with the two posters who replied to you here - Clint became ugly to me in 2012 and Tuco fit if ugly = greed.

    •  Ironically, everyone I can think of in that movie (1+ / 0-)
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      is ugly!  Perhaps Angel Eyes and the soldier who tortures Tuco are the ugliest of all.

      Please know I am not rude. I cannot rec anything from this browser. When I rec or post diaries I am a guest at some exotic locale's computer. Ayn is the bane!

      by Floyd Blue on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 08:56:24 AM PDT

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      •  You don't think Tuco's saintly brother is handsome (2+ / 0-)
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        You might also remember the dying soldier that Clint gives the cheroot to just before the end of the movie.  I think he was also supposed to represent someone beautiful, if only because he was helplessly dying in a war he probably was innocent in.  

        It really is easy to see ugly in pretty much every significant character.

        •  It's been so long, I don't remember ancillary (1+ / 0-)
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          characters.  when I rewatch it, I will watch for that theme, of ugliness, and the hidden signs of beauty somewhere.  Perhaps Leone puts a flower in the desert somewhere as well, something like that.  I now find it ironic that they use beautiful trees to hang each other from as well.

          Please know I am not rude. I cannot rec anything from this browser. When I rec or post diaries I am a guest at some exotic locale's computer. Ayn is the bane!

          by Floyd Blue on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 09:06:28 AM PDT

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