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Trailers from Hell: Alan Spencer on Dirty Harry Hit 'Magnum Force,' Starring Clint Eastwood

Photo of Trailers From Hell By Trailers From Hell | Thompson on Hollywood August 7, 2013 at 11:16AM

Go Ahead, Make My Day! week continues at Trailers from Hell, with TV writer Alan Spencer introducing "Magnum Force," the second of the Dirty Harry movies, starring Clint Eastwood.
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Clint Eastwood in "Magnum Force"
Clint Eastwood in "Magnum Force"

Go Ahead, Make My Day! week continues at Trailers from Hell, with TV writer Alan Spencer introducing "Magnum Force," the second of the Dirty Harry movies, starring Clint Eastwood.

The title "Magnum Force" reflects the contributions of screenwriter and firearms fan John Milius, who was rewritten by a pre-Deer Hunter Michael Cimino. Director Ted Post, who had worked with Eastwood on Hang 'em High and tv's Rawhide, found the star more contentious at this stage of his career and claimed their disputes during production harmed the film. But boxoffice results topped the original.

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