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True Grit (1969)

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Allegheny Uprising (1939)

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John Wayne Hat/Eyepatch from Rooster Cogburn and True Grit

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The Shepherd Of The Hills (1941)

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  • Mark your calendars! True Grit is making a return to theaters for two dates in May 2019.

    Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the classic Western that won John Wayne his first and only Oscar®. The legendary movie star gives his most iconic performance as Rooster Cogburn, a drunken, uncouth and totally fearless one-eyed U.S. Marshall hired by a headstrong young girl (Kim Darby) to find the man who murdered her father. When Cogburn's employer insists on accompanying the older gunfighter, sparks… [Read More]
  • All right, pilgrim, Hollywood may have been where Western movie icon John Wayne made his fame and fortune, but he clearly also left a mark – and perhaps a piece of his heart – in Arizona.

    The bigger than life celluloid cowboy's love affair with our state dates back to 1930 and “The Big Trail,” which was filmed near Yuma. He starred in or directed in dozens of movies filmed in Arizona including the classics “Stagecoach (1939),” “Angel and the Badman (1947),” and “Red River… [Read More]
  • 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of True Grit, the movie that earned John Wayne his only Academy Award. The famous director Henry Hathaway brought a cast and crew to Ridgway and Ouray County in the summer of 1968 to film much of the movie, which was released in 1969. The first annual Ridgway Old West Fest, organized by the Ridgway Western Heritage Society and scheduled for October 11-13, 2019, will celebrate Ridgway's brief transformation into Fort Smith, Arkansas, half a century ago.

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  • dukefan1 -

    Replied to the thread True Grit (1969).

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    Very nice posters. Are they from when the film was new, or are they printed more recently? Thanks for sharing them with us. Mark
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    Replied to the thread Duke- Rare Photos By lasbugas.

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    Hello and welcome to the board, ibaicu. That's a nice collection you have there. The ones you have labeled as The Big Trail are actually from the film, Dark Command, Are there a lot of John Wayne fans in Romania? I think it is so cool that Duke is…
  • ibaicu -

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    Hi, There are Romanian photos with John Wayne printed for the fans of John Wayne in Romania. Here are some of them, with size 6x9 cm. Many other items you can see at the address: JOHN WAYNE postcards and posters
  • ibaicu -

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    I have 2 Romanian posters for this great film, one with size 46x67 cm and one with size 36x47 cm. If you like them I am waiting your opinions. Best regards, "romanian-movie-collectibles'