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  • Tbone -

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

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    No books. Just some of the information I think Chilli Bill shared.
  • Dr. FM -

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

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    OK. (and thank you.) This is the outdoor, it can happen. From witch book did you have this info?
  • 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 -

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

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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 -

    Replied to the thread Introduction.

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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…
  • Dr. FM -

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

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    There are myn books/biographies about him. The most are very cheap, I have bought them and serach there... (If somebody wants to post some Infos, this will be great.) Thank you. Best wishes. THE BOOKS: Duke: Life/Times John Wayne 1,27 EUR 7% 1 The Young…
  • Grannyj -

    Posted the thread Introduction.

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    I am a lifetime fan of the Duke. I grew up from Rio Bravo to the Green Berets. Loved everyone of his movies and even his guest appearances on the Johnny Carson to Laugh In. John Wayne represents a true American allegiance to this great country we live…
  • Dr. FM -

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

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    Hi, I search for some serious informations and pictures about "John Wayne, the outdoorman and hunter" (in real life). I know, that he was sponsored from Weatherby, that he love the outdoorstyle/wildlife, that he hunted in the US and in Africa (several…
  • may2 -

    Replied to the thread General "RIP" announcements that might be of interest.

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    Sylvia Miles Dies: ‘Midnight Cowboy’, ‘Farewell My Lovely’ Star Was 94 deadline.com/2019/06/sylvia-mi…y-lovely-star-1202631763/
  • dukefan1 -

    Replied to the thread Podcast episode covers the film "The Cowboys".

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    Hello, JeffC! Welcome to the board. I am a little pressed for time, but I did listen to the first 15 minutes. I'll have to get back to it later. You do a very good job describing the scene and the music. I forgot how good the music was in this…
  • Kevin -

    Replied to the thread Podcast episode covers the film "The Cowboys".

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    Welcome to the forum @JeffC Thanks for letting us know about the podcast, I'll check it out!
  • JeffC -

    Posted the thread Podcast episode covers the film "The Cowboys".

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    Hello John Wayne fans! I am the host of a podcast called "The Baton: A John Williams Musical Journey." The series follows the career of film composer John Williams, with each episode covering one film in his 60-year career. Williams wrote the music for…
  • Kevin -

    Posted the thread 40 years ago today.....

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    Although he enrolled in a cancer vaccine study in an attempt to ward off the disease, Wayne died of stomach cancer on June 11, 1979, at the UCLA Medical Center. His body was buried in the Pacific View Memorial Park Cemetery in Corona del Mar, Newport…
  • dukefan1 -

    Replied to the thread New book call "The John Wayne Locations".

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    Just make sure you let us know when you publish. I want a signed copy! I never traveled much, so I never visited a location. The closest I ever came to a Duke movie prop was the War Wagon on a lot at Universal in the 90's when I visited Florida. Took a…
  • itdo -

    Replied to the thread New book call "The John Wayne Locations".

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    No questions, Captain York? Thanks for the intro, Kevin. Well, it's not that I need a little help with this. Rather I'd like to give the members of the board the chance to participate. Maybe some of you felt the same way I often did when I bought the…
  • may2 -

    Replied to the thread Brendan Wayne.

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  • may2 -

    Replied to the thread General "RIP" announcements that might be of interest.

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    Dr. John, New Orleans 'Night-Tripper' Musician, Dies at 77 His spooky 1968 debut 'Gris-Gris' combined rhythm and blues with psychedelic rock and startled listeners with its sinister implications of otherworldly magic. Dr. John, the New Orleans musician…