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John Wayne Airport in Danger??



Bonanza (1959-1973)



The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin (1954-1959)


Paul Munds


  • General entertainment television network INSP announced today that every weekend in May will be dedicated to the best Western films of legendary screen star John Wayne, "The Duke."

    The announcement came from Doug Butts, SVP of Programming for INSP. "Our viewers have responded consistently and positively to our commitment to airing Westerns on our network, and we will keep delivering what they want," said Butts. "This will mark the sixth year of devoting a month of weekends to the iconic Wayne,… [Read More]
  • OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Fans of one of America’s favorite cowboys will have a unique opportunity to learn more about him and one of his most popular films.

    On Friday, Jan. 10, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum is honoring The Duke with an exciting evening of food and fun.

    The evening will begin with John Wayne’s own granddaughter, Anita La Cava Swift, who will give an introduction into the 1969 film True Grit.

    Guests will be able to dine on a buffet meal prepared by The Petroleum… [Read More]
  • Along with Flash Gordon, Joseph Campbell, and about a million other things, George Lucas was inspired by The Searchers when he created Star Wars. The director even slid a few subtle references to the film into A New Hope.

    The star of The Searchers, of course, is John Wayne, so it's cool in a full-circle kind of way that his grandson is now officially part of the Star Wars universe.

    Brendan Wayne got his start in the family business in a 2001 episode of Angel, and since then he's appeared in a… [Read More]


  • Nathan -

    Replied to the thread John Wayne Airport in Danger??.

    Sad times indeed Kevin. I liked some of the comments attached to the article: “But if this important museum no longer feels able to convincingly present all sides of this notable American cultural icon to the public, then perhaps it should simply…
  • Kevin -

    Replied to the thread John Wayne Airport in Danger??.

    Thanks for the link @Nathan This is true: "If we judged all the great film stars by the standards of our time, few people would survive the purge. Laurence Olivier, for example, is widely regarded as one of the greatest actors of all time. But should…
  • Nathan -

    Replied to the thread John Wayne Airport in Danger??.

    More of this sort of stuff, from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts:…ven-cancelled-john-wayne/
  • Peacekeeper -

    Replied to the thread Bonanza (1959-1973).

    Ben was the ultimate father figure. Gotta go with Hoss as the favorite son. Always loved the antics between the sons!
  • Peacekeeper -

    Has replied to a comment by Oreogranny regarding the imageRio Bravo.

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    One of the best. Never gets old.

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