John Wayne Survives Soviet Assassination Team

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Marion Mitchell Morrison (aka John Wayne) born May 26, 1907 died June 11, 1979 was a conservative Republican. He helped create the Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideals in February of 1944. A proactive anti-communist and president of the MPAPAI in 1947 and supporter of the Un-American Activities Committee and became a […]

Elvis: Love Me Tender

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What is the next step when you have become a renowned musician? Should you settle for what you have achieved, or should you try to make even more, in other artistic fields? These questions were essential for Elvis Presley. So after he conquered rock and roll he set his eyes on something different, on changing […]

Top 10 Best Clint Eastwood Box Office Hits

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If you know your movies, then Clint Eastwood is part of your knowledge. Unforgiven, Space Cowboys and Dirty Hairy are some of his hits, it is nearly impossible to talk about great movies without mentioning his beloved name. This legendary actor and director entertained audiences since 1955 in the move “Revenge of the Creature.” Throughout […]

A Heartfelt Look at Victor Fleming of Gone With the Wind

Victor Fleming, Gone With the Wind, Classic Movies

Victor Fleming happens to be one of the very best cinema directors ever. This California native died tragically in 1949 from a heart attack. His legacy lives on in many of the directors in today’s movies. Unfortunately, this great American director never received full credit for the success of Gone with the Wind and The […]

Elvis Presley: The Karate King

Elvis Presley

There are quite a few legends circulating around about Elvis Presley, and the most well-known and desired to be true ones are those concerning his death. While these ones are wishful thinking, some of these “rumors” do have a little truth to their core. Just like the rumors concerning the King’s black belt. Elvis was […]

Who Was The REAL John Wayne?

John Wayne smoked 6 packs of cigarettes a day

Living up to the name John Wayne must have been tough for the man. After all, he was a huge star playing in 169 movies in his lifetime. Many celebrities must have it hard to live up to the persona they have to live up to, to keep their name in good shape. Not only […]

Some Little Known Random Facts About Clint Eastwood

Facts about Clint Eastwood

Everyone knows and loves Clint Eastwood. He was born on May 30th, 1930 in San Francisco, California. He started out as a movie star and then went on to direct different films. Most fans of Clint Eastwood already know a lot about him, if not everything there is to know. However, there may be some […]

The Different Names of John Wayne and the Reasons Behind Them

John Wayne, the legend, The Duke

This may come to a surprise to some, but not to all of John Wayne fans, that the actual name he was given at birth was….Marion. That’s right! This masculine man was given the name of Marion Robert Morrison on the day he was born which was May 26th, 1907. This little bundle of joy […]

Batjac Production Company

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When we think of the different types of hats that John Wayne wore through out his career, most of us will think of actor, a few might remember he did direct two movies. But how many of us have thought of him running his own production company? Well in 1952 that is exactly what he […]

John Wayne: Recording Artist

The back cover of Duke's album

Every 4th of July, the town I live in has a huge fireworks display.  A local radio station simultaneously broadcasts a collage of patriotic music and snippets of audio from famous American speeches and recordings.  Among those are John Wayne reciting the Pledge of Allegiance followed by an excerpt of Elvis Presley singing “An American […]