Duke We're Glad We Knew You: John Wayne's Friends and Colleagues Remember His Remarkable Life

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Duke We're Glad We Knew You: John Wayne's Friends and Colleagues Remember His Remarkable Life

Format:  Paperback,

278 pages

Edition: Updated, Expand

Publisher: Kensington Pub Corp

Publish Date: Jul 2009

ISBN-13: 9780806531366

ISBN-10: 0806531363

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John Wayne's friends and colleagues remember his remarkable life; with a foreword by Ronald Reagan


Publisher: Kensington Pub Corp
Publish Date: Jul 2009
ISBN-13: 9780806531366
ISBN-10: 0806531363
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 278
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.8
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.0 x 9.25 x 1.0

Chapter outline

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Contributorsp. x
Introductionp. xvi
The Unforgettable John Wayne...p. xxi
Clyde Morrison and Sonp. 3
A Sister's Songp. 13
Pappyp. 22
Stagecoach and Stardomp. 34
The War Years: Dietrich, DeMille, and Dmytrykp. 46
The Hawks Connectionp. 65
The Producer: Boetticher and The Bullfighter and the Ladyp. 86
Hondo Lane and The Quiet Manp. 102
From Ethan Edwards to Genghis Khan: A Study in Contrastp. 117
The Alamo: A Noble Dreamp. 127
Pappy's Last Hurrahp. 141
McLintock!, Maureen, and Majestyp. 152
C for Courage: The Duke's Finest Hourp. 159
Politics and the Sixties: Duke Under Siegep. 172
True Grit: A Well-Deserved Oscarp. 179
Maturity, Mirth, and Mentorp. 192
The Waning of the Westernp. 202
Still Sexy at Sixtyp. 217
A Hero for All Seasonsp. 226
Duke's Last Ride by Miles Swarthoutp. 233
Ernest Borgnine on the Dukep. 242
Duke as Cop by C. Courtney Joynerp. 244
Interview with A.C. Lylesp. 249
More Remembrancesp. 253
The Duke in His Own Wordsp. 258
Epilogue: The Unbroken Legacyp. 262
Bibliography and Notesp. 265
Indexp. 271

Book description

To millions of movie fans, John Wayne was heroism personified, and to this day he is as big a star as he was in his prime. He was voted the 5th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Entertainment Weekly, the 4th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Premiere magazine, and #13 Greatest Actor on the 50 Greatest Screen Legends list put out by the American Film Institute.

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