'Gunfighter's Surgeon' Became a Southwest Legend - Los Angeles Times
He and his wife Dale, who shares his passion for violent times gone by, are among the co-founders of the Arizona Gunfighters, a group that has replica guns and will travel. Not long after he started shooting men just to watch them die as long as the script called for it , he became interested in the history of gunfights, wanting to know the hows and whys. As Charnes and his fellow gunfighters give voice to the long dead, saying what was believed to have been said long ago, the play is not the thing.
It was Oct. Night had fallen in Tombstone, where the next day the most legendary gunfight in the history of the American West would unfold.
The two factions had settled into their respective drinking spots along dusty Allen Street. Each knew the other was there and that trouble was brewing. This was Oct. Everything was to play out in real time, culminating at about p. Charnes marveled at those who took the craft as seriously as he did, especially the morning of the gunfight.
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This one, Charnes said, was special. He seems to have become despondent in , perhaps because his family had treated him coldly when he had earlier visited them in San Jose.
Witnesses reported that he began drinking even more heavily than usual. On this day in , he was found dead in Turkey Creek Canyon outside of Tombstone. It looked as if Ringo had shot himself in the head and the official ruling was that he had committed suicide. The truth remains obscure to this day.
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Eventually, though, Brynner, who comes to hate the town and most of its populace, begins pushing his weight around in an extreme fashion. Still, there are moments here that are directly mirrored, but then exaggerated, in Drifter. For instance, Brynner goes for a shave at one point.
In Drifter , Eastwood does the same, only uses it to kill a number of toughs who come into the barbershop to murder him. Another interesting aspect of the film is that nobody in it is really likeable.
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