Category Archives: John Wayne

Complete Classic Movie: The Barbarian and the Geisha (1958)

Stars: John Wayne, Eiko Ando, Sam Jaffe. In 1856, the first U.S. Consul General to Japan encounters the hostility of the local authorities and the love of a young geisha.

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Complete Classic Movie: Chisum (1970)

Stars: John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Christopher George. Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war.

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Runaway June’s Jennifer Wayne, granddaughter of John Wayne, reveals why she left California for Nashville

Wayne is teaming up with fellow artist Brad Rempel for a new series on The Design Network titled ‘Flip U’

Jennifer Wayne has made her mark in country music, but these days, she is singing a completely different tune.

The Runaway June bandmate, who is the granddaughter of legendary Hollywood actor John Wayne, is teaming up with fellow artist Brad Rempel for a new series on The Design Network titled “Flip U.” In it, the Nashville, Tennessee stars will help home flipping hopefuls renovate a property in the country music capital in hopes of turning a profit.

“Brad and I have been friends for years – we’ve met each over music,” the 40-year-old told FOX Business. “We’re both in bands, but a couple of years ago, we started talking about real estate. I’ll never forget it – we were backstage, and I was looking for a place in Columbia, which is a little south of Nashville. And he had just renovated a cottage there. So we just started talking about real estate. Over the last couple of years, we’ve kept in touch and given each other tips. He had worked with The Design Network before, and they approached him about this show. He was nice enough to bring me in. I’m lucky I know him.”

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Movie One Sheets: Red River

Red River is a 1948 American Western film, directed and produced by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift. It gives a fictional account of the first cattle drive from Texas to Kansas along the Chisholm Trail. The dramatic tension stems from a growing feud over the management of the drive between the Texas rancher who initiated it (Wayne) and his adopted adult son (Clift).

Complete Classic Movie: The Horse Soldiers (1959)

Cast: John Wayne, William Holden, Constance Towers, Judson Pratt, Hoot Gibson. In 1863, a Union outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in Mississippi to destroy enemy railroads but a captive southern belle and the unit’s doctor cause frictions within ranks.

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Movie One Sheets: Big Jim McLain

Big Jim McLain is a 1952 political thriller film starring John Wayne and James Arness as HUAC investigators hunting down communists in the postwar Hawaii organized-labor scene. Edward Ludwig directed. This was the first film in which Wayne played a contemporary law enforcement officer, instead of an Old West lawman.

King of the Cowboys – John Wayne – Documentary

In this four part love letter to the Western, Movie Man Eric Houston takes a look at the many stars who laid claim to the title King of the Cowboys. With part four, we wrap up our look at movie Westerns with the genre’s greatest star: John Wayne. We’ll explore Wayne’s history from the young Marion Morrison in Iowa to the global super star of movies like Rio Bravo, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon and The Searchers. You’ll see how he essentially invented himself and came through years of obscurity to become one of the greatest stars of the big screen.

Complete Classic Movie: The Comancheros (1961)

Stars: John Wayne, Stuart Whitman, Ina Balin, Lee Marvin. Texas Ranger Jake Cutter arrests gambler Paul Regret, but soon finds himself teamed with his prisoner in an undercover effort to defeat a band of renegade arms merchants and thieves dealing with the Comanches known as Comancheros.

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Graphic Quotes: John Wayne on Communists in Schools w/Video

“Well, the liberals seem to be quite willing to have Communists teach their kids in school.” John Wayne, Playboy Interview, May 1971

Graphic Quotes: John Wayne on Current Events w/Video

“We’re being represented by men who are kowtowing to minorities where they can get votes, and I think it’s bad for our country and I’m sad to see minorities make so much of themselves as a hyphenated-American.” John Wayne, BBC Interview, 1976