FOR SALE: Spaghetti Western movie set in Spain’s Tabernas desert


A BUYER is needed for the movie set the place iconic Sergio Leone movie As soon as Upon a Time within the West was shot.

The mock city was constructed by the Italian director within the Tabernas desert of Spain’s Almeria again in 1968.

The film starred Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale and Charles Bronson and was a part of a collection of spaghetti westerns directed by Leone and filmed within the desert.

A part of the set. Picture Western Leone

Western Leone is one in every of three units to outlive as theme parks and has now been put up on the market as its current homeowners wish to retire.

Whoever takes on the set – which the sellers insist should be preserved as a tribute to the flicks filmed there – will probably be strolling within the footsteps of performing greats.

Different stars to have filmed there embody James Coburn, Faye Dunnaway, Yul Brynner and Jack Palance.

Not removed from Western Leone is the set A Fistful of {Dollars}, For a Few {Dollars} Extra and The Good, the Dangerous and the Ugly, had been filmed, making Clint Eastwood a Hollywood A-lister.

Jose Ruda,of Grupo Rukasa which is dealing with the sale, informed EFE: “Anybody can purchase it, however we’re searching for somebody to protect to the smallest element these 40 years of historical past, this little bit of the historical past of Tabernas, of Almeria, the place the Spaghetti Western was born.”

The surviving set consists of the Western, Indian and Mexican ‘cities’ that featured in multiple film.

“It has all the things to start performing from minute zero, with eight hectares out entrance that may be developed into a movie faculty or recording studios,” added Ruda.


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