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In Memory of Eli Wallach: 1915-2014


Most remembered for playing hard-boiled characters in classic westerns The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and The Magnificent Seven, Wallach was much more than just a gritty character actor. He could play sensitive, as well as tough, sweet and compassionate, as well was strong and fearless. In later years, he turned to television and prize smaller roles in films such as The Godfather, Part III, The Holiday and, most recently, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. Surprisingly, he was never nominated for an Oscar, so the Academy rectified that in in 2010 when they gave Wallach an honorary Oscar “for a lifetime’s worth of indelible screen characters.”

Check out these Eli Wallach movies at the Niles Public Library:

The Associate

Baby Doll

The Brain

The Executioner’s Song

Genghis Khan


The Godfather Part III (also on Blu-ray)

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (also on Blu-ray)

The Hoax

The Holiday

How the West Was Won (also on Blu-ray)

How to Steal A Million

The Hunter

Keeping the Faith

King of the Corner

The Lineup

The Magnificent Seven (also on Blu-ray)

The Misfits

Monday Night Mayhem

The Murder of Emmett Till

New York, I Love You


Seven Thieves

The Wall

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (also on Blu-ray)

Who Was That Lady?

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