John Wayne: The Legend and the Man: An Exclusive Look Inside Duke's Archive
John Wayne: The Legend and the ...more
As recently as 2010 John Wayne was listed as America's third favourite actor behind only Johnny Depp and Denzel Washington.
I find that little fact amazing. Not because John Wayne wasn't a good actor, not because he didn't leave a huge body of work but because he's been gone for 34 years. THIRTY FOUR YEARS!
This gorgeous coffee table book put out by his estate is awesome. So many pictures, many never before seen family pictures. It includes a forward by Martin Scorsese, an essay by Patricia Boswor ...more
"John Wayne, the Legend and the Man" supplies an appealing look at the larger-than-life iconic movie star who came to symbolize the American character in the minds of many people. This hefty 2012 release chronicles Wayne's life and career in roughly chronological order. It offers up hundreds of black and white and color photographs, movie posters and remembrances from co-stars and friends that present a rare, behind-the-scenes and altogether charming portrait of Wayne, his family and friends, et...more
There are excerpts from letters and magazine articles and quotes ...more