YMMV / DEFA Westerns

  • Fake Nationality: Naturally the vast majority of "Americans" were not really played by Americans nor were the majority of "Indians" played by actual Native Americans
  • Germans Love David Hasselhoff: Serbian Gojko Mitic became a huge star in East Germany and later also in West Germany, where he finished his Western career by playing Winnetou at the open-air festival in Bad Segeberg. On a different note, the Historical-Domain Character s that show up in those movies are at the very least usually portrayed more ambiguously (if at all) in the US than they are in those very pro - Native American movies.
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