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May 16, 2014 | SFGate

'John Wayne: The Life and Legend,' by Scott Eyman

In 1979, a cancer-stricken John Wayne hobbled onstage at the Academy Awards to announce the nominees for best picture, so thin that his toupee looked too big.


Related Topix: Western, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Stagecoach, Adventure, Celebrities, John Wayne, Oscars, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Family, War Movies, Coming Home, California

Sun May 11, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Just call me Duke

I remember reading an article about Marilyn Monroe a while ago. After returning from a walk around the block of her Manhattan apartment with a friend, she noticed a group of photographers gathered around the entrance to the building.


Related Topix: Vocal, Marilyn Monroe, Celebrities, John Wayne, The Horse Soldiers, Western, War Movies, Adventure, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Stagecoach, Opinion

Sat Apr 26, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Book review: New John Wayne biography hits target dead center

Who's that on the cover of Scott Eyman's splendid biography of Hollywood's most enduring movie star? Surely that wavy-haired young fellow in the suit and tie isn't John Wayne.


Related Topix: Western, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Stagecoach, True Grit, Adventure, Comedy Movies, Sands of Iwo Jima, Rooster Cogburn, War Movies, Celebrities, John Wayne

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

TCM Star of the Month: John Wayne

On the evening of Monday, April 21st , Turner Classic Movies launches a special Star of the Month tribute to the legendary John Wayne .


Related Topix: Western, War Movies, Drama Movies, Rio Grande, They Were Expendable, Action Movies, Stagecoach, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, The Searchers, Adventure

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Star Tribune

TV picks for April 21:  "Mean Girls," John Wayne, "Muscle Shoals"

Make way, pilgrim. John Wayne is taking center stage during prime time for the next five nights, starting with four films he did before 1939's "Stagecoach" made him a major star.


Related Topix: Western, Adventure, Celebrities, Muscle Shoals, AL, John Wayne, Entertainment


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Directed by Raoul Walsh and Louis R. Loeffler

Starring John Wayne and Marguerite Churchill

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