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The Academy-nominated actor, Bruce Dern, is best known for one gasp-inducing moment — when he pulled the trigger on an unarmed John Wayne in “The Cowboys.” Bruce Dern knows you probably will never forgive him. [ Link ]
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As we celebrate President’s Day, it’s reasonable to assume that John Wayne would appreciate the fact that the holiday commemorates the office of the president, not a single president’s life in today's Journal post: [ Link ]
02/19/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
"I have fondest memories on the set of Big Jake with my Dad, brothers and a cast of very close friends." — Ethan Wayne

Big Jake (1971) airs TONIGHT at 10pm ET on Insp TV.
02/18/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
John Wayne knew the importance of enjoying a good meal. Once asked by Variety how he avoided overeating at lunch, he responded, "I don't avoid overeating." — John Wayne Family Cookbook: [ Link ]

Photo location: Onboard the Wild Goose
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Don't miss the chance to bid on classic works by Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Jasper Johns, and others in artnet's Pop Art sale, ending February 22. This is a rare opportunity to own the complete set of 10 screenprints in Warhol’s “Cowboys and Indians” portfolio, created the year before he died. This portfolio contains some of the most recognizable icons of the American West, from sharpshooter...
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02/16/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
This compassionate shop owner wears her heart on her sleeve in today's #JohnWayneValues #SelflessActs story: [ Link ]

Shop Owner Sets Up “Take One, Leave One” Coat Rack for Homeless - Good News Network
02/15/2017 at 19:31. Facebook
John Wayne Enterprises and the John R. Hamilton Archives collaborated with photography veteran and curator Laurie Kratochvil to bring the new photography Exhibition, “Hollywood and the American West”, currently on exhibition at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. Learn about this exhibition: [ Link ] + Photo by John R. Hamilton
02/15/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
February 15, 1947 ~ "Angel and the Badman was released to move theaters 70 years ago today. Quirt Evans, an all round bad guy, is nursed back to health and sought after by Penelope Worth, a Quaker girl. He eventually finds himself having to choose between his world and the world Penelope lives in.

"Funny thing about pancakes: I lose my appetite for 'em after the first couple a dozen." ~...
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Happy Valentine's Day! The Duke might be famous for his cowboy roles, but he was also a deft hand at romantic comedy. Celebrate tonight by watching The Quiet Man (1952), John Ford's tale of love and tradition starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara. #johnwayne #valentinesday
Duke's performance in The Sons of Katie Elder (1965) is all more impressive when one takes into account he was recovering from a successful surgery to remove cancer from his lungs. #johnwayne
John Wayne rose well above the usual recognition that a film actor achieves and became a symbol of the cowboy as portrayed in pop culture. [ Link ]

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On the set of The Alamo (1960) in Brackettville, Texas: To realize his vision, John Wayne constructed "Alamo Village" on a 400-acre plot of land. The set was used in nearly 40 major film and TV productions before closing in 2010.
"His greatness as a legend of the silver screen cannot be denied. That familiar drawl, that signature swagger, the devilish grin, all combined to make his performances unforgettable." —JW Fan
A firefighter adopts a baby he delivered on an emergency call in today's #JohnWayneValues #selflessacts story: [ Link ]

Firefighter adopts baby he delivered on emergency call: 'She's part of our family'
Raising 'Em Right: "My father said, you're going to learn how to ride now or get out of the business." As befitting Duke's son, Patrick put in the effort to improve his riding and soon looked every inch a Wayne when in the saddle.
None of John Wayne’s show-business friendships were as enduring, or as entertaining, as the kinship he forged with two men he met around the same time—character actor Ward Bond and director John Ford. Read more about this friendship in our recent Journal post: [ Link ]
John Wayne is our #ManCrushMonday. #johnwayne #MCM