Big Jim McLain (1952) was a Action - Crime Film directed by Edward Ludwig and produced by John Wayne and Robert Fellows.
From the Archives: Big Jim McLain ( 1952 )By The Metzinger Sisters on Sep 20, 2018 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers
Oh, just look how Nancy Olson is being mesmerized by John Wayne's gaze! This still photo is not in very good condition but the image captured is wonderful. From the Archives is our latest series of posts where we share photos from the Silverbanks Pictures collection. Some of these may have been so... Read full article
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Edwin Layton has a cameo that was arranged by the studio as a favor for getting permission for John Ford to film the actual Midway battle. Layton was the Pacific Fleet's Fleet Intelligence Officer at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941.
The German title is "Mathuana". In this dubbed version for the German market John Wayne plays a hunter of marijuana smugglers, not an investigator for the Un-American Activities Commitee ferreting out Communists, as in the original film.
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