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In Old California (1942)






Can anyone help me I am trying to figure out who the man is John Wayne?



Operation Pacific (1951)



3 Godfathers (1948)



The Wings Of Eagles (1957)



The Long Voyage Home (1940)



Tycoon (1947)



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  • 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]


  • Margp -

    Replied to the thread In Old California (1942).

    In Old California is one of my favorites of Duke’s movies! I love that he did something different and did it so well! It’s so sad that the public of the time didn’t appreciate it and he always wanted to please his audience! I love seeing him doing…
  • Kevin -

    Replied to the thread Horses.

    This thread maybe of some interest to you: Duke's Movie Horses I had to think back but I think Ol' Dollar was the horse Duke rode in later films including The Cowboys. Btw, welcome to the forum!
  • Kevin -

    Replied to the thread Can anyone help me I am trying to figure out who the man is John Wayne?.

    Not sure if he was a stunt man, but the gentleman looks as old if not older than Duke in this photo.
  • ATANK27 -

    Replied to the thread Can anyone help me I am trying to figure out who the man is John Wayne?.

    The picture is mine and it is in a shadow box with a belt and holster that supposedly belonged to the Duke. I just cannot figure out who this guy is and wanted more information on him. I believe it was taken possibly on the set of one of his movies, I…
  • Aaron -

    Posted the thread Horses.

    My father in law in looking for the names of the horses John Wayne used in his movie The Cowboys. I guess he rode two different horses.

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