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  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "Rio Lobo"(1970)

    06/01/2014 11:48:46 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 4 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1970 | Howard Hawks
  • The new True Grit movie

    10/03/2011 9:53:58 PM PDT · by mirkwood · 51 replies · 1+ views
    me ^ | 10/4/11 | mirk
    I just watched the remake of True Grit and I was disapointed to say the least. The kid did well, but the whole movie seemed to be a lukewarmed version of the original. This movie had all the stuff, just like a c on a term paper. Blah. When you watch the original you get involved in the movie. This is a sad satire of a classic.
  • My 'granddaddy' John Wayne, actor and Catholic convert

    10/02/2011 12:12:54 PM PDT · by NYer · 49 replies · 1+ views
    cna ^ | October 1, 2011 | David Kerr
    Fr. Matthew Muñoz Rome, Italy, Oct 1, 2011 / 12:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- John Wayne, for many, was a Hollywood legend who symbolized true masculinity and American values. To Fr. Matthew Muñoz, though, he was simply “granddaddy.” “When we were little we’d go to his house and we’d simply hang out with granddaddy and we’d play and we’d have fun: a very different image from what most people have of him,”  Fr. Muñoz told CNA on a recent visit to Rome. Fr. Muñoz was 14 years old when his grandfather died of cancer in 1979. In his lifetime, “The...
  • John Wayne Memorabilia to Go Up for Auction

    09/07/2011 1:05:48 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 10 replies ^ | September 07, 2011 | Associated Press
    Heritage Auctions spokesman Donn Pearlman on Tuesday said the auction will include more than 700 personal and professional items, including an eye patch Wayne wore in his Golden Globe-winning performance in "True Grit."
  • John Wayne Stamp Hits the Trail Sept. 9

    08/16/2004 7:46:36 PM PDT · by churchillbuff · 11 replies · 693+ views
    PR Newswire ^ | August, 2004 | PR Newswire
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary actor John Wayne will saddle up on a new 37-cent commemorative postage stamp for the U.S. Postal Service to be issued in Los Angeles on Thursday, Sept. 9. This newest entry in the popular Legends of Hollywood stamp series will be dedicated in a special ceremony at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood at 10 a.m. (PDT). The event is free and open to the public. (Photo: ) "Courage, justice and rugged individualism; these are the iconic American traits that John Wayne brought to his roles and his life," said Richard J. Strasser, Chief...