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Behind The Scenes: John Wayne On The Set Of BRANNIGAN

The great John Wayne was a little disappointed by the success of 1971’s Dirty Harry. After all, Wayne turned down the role which would go on to become one of cinema’s most iconic heroes and solidify Clint Eastwood’s screen stardom. By way [...]

November 25, 2021

Behind the Scenes: John Wayne On The Set Of TRUE GRIT

The great John Wayne won an Academy Award for his turn as Rooster Cogburn in 1969’s True Grit (it was the actor’s only Oscar win in his lengthy career). Based on the novel of the same name by Charles Portis, the western was directed by [...]

November 20, 2021