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.

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