He contributed to the book "Gods in Polyester, or, a Survivors' Account of 70s Cinema Obscura" (Succubus Press), which features his memories and thoughts on the films he made from 1970-1981.
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Richard Harrison II | Richard Harrisson
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In my opinion, it is a death wish for an actor to be in too many B or should I say C movies. Maybe my greatest contribution to cinema was not doing Fistful of Dollars, and recommending Clint for the part.
Harrison was another in a long line of American hunks with super physiques who 'muscled' in on Steve Reeves' territory by traveling to Italy in the early 60s when he couldn't kickstart an American film career. Appearing in scores of sword-and-sandal spectaclaes and 'spaghetti' westerns, Harrison, unlike the others, was able to keep the momentum going later on in Hong Kong-produced kung fu movies.