John Wayne’s The Searchers

John Wayne in The Searchers

In his first role as an anti-hero, John Wayne surprises all by the direction it gives to his character. Much to everyone’s disbelief, he casts aside all that the viewers loved about his characters and becomes a bigot and a racist, a morally-bankrupt character that is forever sentenced to drift away out of the society. […]

John Wayne, A Biography

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On May 26, 1907 a 13 pound boy came into this world in Winterset Iowa. He was named Marion Robert Morrison, but his parents later changed his middle name to Mitchell when they decided to name their second son Robert. Marion Morrison would later become the actor John Wayne, fondly known as “The Duke”. Later […]

John Wayne: Three Classic Westerns!

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As a film buff, I have nothing but respect and admiration for John Wayne. He was known for playing a cowboy, and a damned good one at that. He is the quintessential star of the American Western film. Clint Eastwood can be the current poster boy for country films and the Republican Party, but John […]