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A remake of ‘The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance’ in the Works at Paramount

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Tbone

John Wayne, the hunter (USA and Africa)

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Tbone

Introduction

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dukefan1

General "RIP" announcements that might be of interest

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Podcast episode covers the film "The Cowboys"

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dukefan1

40 years ago today....

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News

  • "The John Wayne Locations" is a tour guide that gives directions to the filming sites and what specifically happened there.

    Roland (ITDO the author and member here at the JWMB) needs a little help with pictures that illustrate the work that's done on location (not publicity stills, but candid shots). Roland stated "Sometimes older fans had the chance to actually visit on a location and got their picture taken with Wayne. Those could be interesting as well. Anything that illustrates what was[Read More]
  • Deadline is reporting that
    "Paramount Pictures has set Chap Taylor to script a drama inspired by the 1962 John Ford-directed Western classic The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, which starred John Wayne, Jimmy Stewart and Lee Marvin. In the original, Stewart played an idealistic lawyer who tries to bring the rule of law to a lawless frontier town. Marvin played Valance, an outlaw headed for a showdown after the lawyer stands up to him. Wayne played a gunslinger who tries to teach
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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]
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  • Tbone -

    Replied to the thread A remake of ‘The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance’ in the Works at Paramount.

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    Ugh. I don’t see this effort ending well.
  • Tbone -

    Replied to the thread John Wayne, the hunter (USA and Africa).

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    As I understand it. Duke and Ward were on a quail hunt. A covey flushed. Duke swang on a bird and shot Ward in the butt. Duke then carried Ward on his back to the truck. He apparently wasn’t badly hurt. Oh and Ward was shot with his own shotgun. He…
  • Dr. FM -

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    I also know he was hunting when he accidentally shot Ward Bond in the butt. But it never went into details about the hunts. What was the story about this acident? Thank you. F.
  • dukefan1 -

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    Welcome to the board, Grannyj. Your sentiment is shared by many of us. We need more people like Duke who loved this country, warts and all. I am glad you found us. Please feel free to jump in and enjoy! Mark
  • dukefan1 -

    Replied to the thread John Wayne, the hunter (USA and Africa).

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    Hello Dr. FM, and welcome to the forum. I have also read many books about Duke, but I don't remember any detailed accounts of him hunting. I know he hunted in Africa during the film Hatari. I also know he was hunting when he accidentally shot Ward Bond…