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Western Roundup: John Wayne Favorites

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Laura Grieve on Jul 23, 2018

Western Roundup: John Wayne Favorites When film fans think of John Wayne Westerns, his classic films with John Ford and Howard Hawks are often the first which come to mind. Similarly, when one thinks of Wayne’s leading ladies, the first actress many fans think of is doubtless his five-time cos read more

Blu-ray Review: Lana Turner and John Wayne, An Oddly Compelling Pair in The Sea Chase (1955)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Sep 6, 2017

John Wayne, German. It doesn't make sense on paper, nor does it on the screen. In The Sea Chase the All-American cowboy doesn't seem remotely European, but he is reliably heroic as a morally sturdy naval officer in this sturdy war drama. He even makes you buy that Lana Turner, as a glamorous spy, co read more

Quando John Ford conheceu John Wayne / When Ford Met Wayne

Critica Retro Posted by Lê on Dec 11, 2016

Quando John Ford conheceu John Wayne / When Ford Met Wayne Todo mundo tem de começar de algum lugar. No cinema, o começo em geral envolve papéis como extra, sem crédito, até que, um dia, você tem seu primeiro grande sucesso. Para os atroes, o grande sucesso geralmente vem mais tarde que read more

John Wayne and Lucy Ricardo.

Love Letters to Old Hollywood Posted by Michaela on Dec 10, 2016

After the sensational success of I Love Lucy's first three seasons, Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball wanted to hit the big screen. While Ball had been the self-proclaimed Queen of the B's, the studios never really knew how to best illustrate her talent. Arnaz, meanwhile, was hardly given a chance in Holl read more

THE JOHN WAYNE BLOGATHON: Island in the Sky (1953)

Caftan Woman Posted by on Dec 10, 2016

Oh, happy day! The Midnite Drive-In and Hamlette's Soliloquy are hosting The John Wayne Blogathon running from December 9th to the 11th. Click HERE or HERE for all the great contributions. 1953s Island in the Sky directed by William A. Wellman is based on Ernest K. Gann's 1944 novel based on an a read more

THE JOHN WAYNE BLOGATHON: Island in the Sky (1953)

Caftan Woman Posted by Caftan Woman on Dec 10, 2016

Oh, happy day! The Midnite Drive-In and Hamlette's Soliloquy are hosting The John Wayne Blogathon running from December 9th to the 11th. Click HERE or HERE for all the great contributions. 1953s Island in the Sky directed by William A. Wellman is based on Ernest K. Gann's 1944 novel based on an a read more

Conversations with Classic Film Stars: about Bing Crosby and John Wayne – Exclusive Post by Authors James Bawden and Ron Miller

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by Guest Post on Oct 10, 2016

THE GOLDEN AGE OF GOSSIP What Legendary Movie Stars Said about Each Other Part Four of a Four-Part Series The dominant musical movie star of the “golden age” surely was Bing Crosby, but not all his co-stars were big fans, most especially Dorothy Lamour, his leading lady in the highly popular series read more

Angel and the Badman (1947) with John Wayne and Gail Russell

Classic Film Freak Posted by Orson De Welles on Mar 31, 2016

Share This!He lived only for revenge…She lived only for his love! By the middle of the 1940s it was becoming clear that in John Wayne Republic Pictures had a leading star on their hands.  As the 40s progressed you can see the quality of Wayne’s pictures with Republic growing almost exponential read more

Interview with Don Collier: "The High Chaparral" Star Talks About John Wayne and His Classic TV Westerns

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Mar 24, 2016

One of the most recognizable TV cowboys of the 1960s, Don Collier carved out a highly-successful career playing ranch foremen, lawmen, and bad guys. In addition to starring in his own TV series Outlaws (1960-62), he guest starred on Bonanza, Gunsmoke, The Virginian, Branded, Wagon Train, Death Valle read more

Rio Grande (1950) – with Maureen O’Hara and John Wayne

Classic Film Freak Posted by Greg Orypeck on Dec 31, 2015

Share This! “I’m very lucky.  I really had some wonderful movies.”   ——Maureen O’Hara Just which one movie to select to represent the career of Maureen O’Hara, who died October 24, 2015, age 95, is a conundrum—not that a single film is necessarily the ideal procedure; better, maybe, read more

American Titan: Searching for John Wayne

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Apr 27, 2015

I consider Marc Eliot a good biographer for beginners. Those who want a competently crafted summation of an actor’s life, free of any true negativity or salacious gossip. His books are launchpads, opening the doors for more incisive examinations of Hollywood. I say this have read and reviewed read more

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) with John Wayne and Jimmy Stewart

Classic Film Freak Posted by Greg Orypeck on Feb 26, 2015

Share This!“I know those law books mean a lot to you, but not out here.  Out here a man settles his own problems. —Tom Doniphon (John Wayne) to Ransom Stoddard (James Stewart) The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is a milestone film in a number of ways.  Although receiving poor reviews and a disappointi read more

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) with John Wayne and Jimmy Stewart

Classic Film Freak Posted by Greg Orypeck on Feb 26, 2015

Share This!“I know those law books mean a lot to you, but not out here.  Out here a man settles his own problems. —Tom Doniphon (John Wayne) to Ransom Stoddard (James Stewart) The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is a milestone film in a number of ways.  Although receiving poor reviews and a disappointi read more

Blood Alley (1955) with John Wayne and Lauren Bacall

Classic Film Freak Posted by Orson De Welles on Oct 2, 2014

Share This! Adventure on the danger waters of the Orient! The lead is a replacement, taking the role after the original star was fired and the second and third choices declined.  The second lead took the role to be with the original star.  What could possibly go wrong? The ultimate leads are John read more

The Best Films of John Wayne

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 29, 2014

  1. The Searhchers 2. The Quiet Man 3. Stagecoach 4. Rio Bravo 5. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 6. True Grit 7. Red River 8. The Longest Day 9. The Shootist 10. Fort Apache 11. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon 12. El Dorado 13. The Long Voyage Home 14. They Were Expendable 15. Sands of Iwo Jima 16. read more

The Best Films of John Wayne

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 29, 2014

  1. The Searhchers 2. The Quiet Man 3. Stagecoach 4. Rio Bravo 5. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 6. True Grit 7. Red River 8. The Longest Day 9. The Shootist 10. Fort Apache 11. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon 12. El Dorado 13. The Long Voyage Home 14. They Were Expendable 15. Sands of Iwo Jima 16. read more

John Wayne And WGN

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on May 26, 2014

On this day in 1907, Marion Morrison was born. He is now better known as John Wayne. Wayne may still be the most popular American movie actor of all time--heck, he's probably more popular than about 95% of all the actors currently working in the entertainment industry right now. John Wayne was the read more

John Wayne And WGN

The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog Posted by Dan Day Jr. on May 26, 2014

On this day in 1907, Marion Morrison was born. He is now better known as John Wayne. Wayne may still be the most popular American movie actor of all time--heck, he's probably more popular than about 95% of all the actors currently working in the entertainment industry right now. John Wayne was the read more

Take a Pilgrim-age to the John Wayne Birthday Celebration

Outspoken and Freckled Posted by Irish Jayhawk on Apr 29, 2014

Can't get enough Duke? Turner Classic Movies network is showcasing John Wayne as their April 'Star of the Month' with an ample series of his very best films. And if you're a big fan of this bigger-than-life legend of classic films like me, you may already be feeling the melancholy set in, knowing th read more

Take a Pilgrim-age to the John Wayne Birthday Celebration

Outspoken and Freckled Posted by Irish Jayhawk on Apr 29, 2014

Can't get enough Duke? Turner Classic Movies network is showcasing John Wayne as their April 'Star of the Month' with an ample series of his very best films. And if you're a big fan of this bigger-than-life legend of classic films like me, you may already be feeling the melancholy set in, knowing th read more
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