Saturday, May 26, 2012

John wayne

  • The father-son owners of Carols Western Wear in Glen Burnie are so attached to the legend of John Wayne that they know his boot size and preference for plain brown with a squared-off toe.
  • (Baltimore Sun)
  • Even more than 30 years after his death, he remains one of the all-time most popular actors, and many of his countless films are beloved classics. We know him as a mans man who took no guff.
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  •  He rode tall in the saddle, and his exploits entertained generations of Americans, and heading into the Memorial Day weekend, his birthday has brought sunshine to the Pacific Northwest.
  • (Examiner)
  • He stuck out his hand and said, John Wayne. That was not necessary. Wayne died on June 11, 1979. Stomach cancer. The Big C, he called it. He had lived for quite a while on one lung, and then the Big C came back.
  • (Chicago Sun-Times (blog))
  • JOHN WAYNEs famous TRUE GRIT eyepatch is expected to fetch more than £21,000 at an upcoming auction. The cowboy icon wore the iconic patch as Rooster Cogburn in the classic 1969 Western, and again in 1975 sequel Rooster Cogburn.
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  • The Duke. John Wayne. One of the big screen's biggest legends. New from FOX, just in time for Father's Day, comes The John Wayne Film Collection. This ten disc set gathers together a variety of films spanning Wayne's career.
  • (Examiner)
  • Wayne wore the patch in the 1969 film and in the sequel, called simply Rooster Cogburn, six years later.
  • (The Guardian)
  • Western fans -- particularly Western fans with vision problems -- your time to rejoice has arrived.
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  • Today marks the start of one of the busiest times of the year at John Wayne Airport and officials want passengers to be well aware of how to continue on smoothly to their Memorial Day Weekend destinations.
  • (Patch)

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