That is of course a fair point. The scene shouldn’t be there, but it most probably was inserted because people who had scene an early print thought that Harmonica was a ghost. At least, that’s what I found when I was doing some research in relation to this controversial scene.
But still the grotto scene irritates me more, I just can’t stand it. It sounds wrong, looks wrong.
But I noticed that there are people on the face of this world who like it (at least one)