Articles tagged john wayne

16 Nov 2010 // 11:00 AM

A Salute to Some Great War Movies

Last week marked not only Veteran’s Day but also the 235th anniversary of the United States Marine Corps. In light of that, let’s

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13 May 2008 // 3:11 AM

One of the great Hollywood fables is that the 1930 Western epic “The Big Trail” was a box-office failure because of its young star, John Wayne.

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TRAVELOGUE: The Duke’s co-star: A movie pilgrimage to Monument Valley

MONUMENT VALLEY, Ariz./Utah—He remembered the first time he saw this place. It was October 1948, and the chill of high-country autumn had already set

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24 May 2007 // 2:24 AM

Wrestling with the Duke: Love him or loathe him?

John Wayne swaggered like a rodeo bull, thundered like a storm over Monument Valley, and towered over the West like a craggy butte. And he

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6 Nov 2006 // 8:40 PM

Directed by John Ford

Ford's brusque manner is well known, inspiring equal parts fear, respect, and awe among the many interviewees assembled for this look-back at his career and reputation.

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Hondo: Special Collector’s Edition / McLintock!: Authentic Collector’s Edition (1953)

As pointed out in a making-of featurette, John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara had such 'chemistry' in their films together that moviegoers took them to be a real-life couple.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Hatari (1962/2001)

['Hatari'] reminds us as well that, as David Thomson observes, Hawks is 'the greatest optimist the cinema has produced.' He delineates a world in which men and women, humans and animals, co-exist and achieve an enviable degree of harmony and serenity.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Unearthing the 'Charnel House'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we discuss Owl Creek Games's follow up to Sepulchre, the triptych of tales called The Charnel House Trilogy.

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