John Wayne Collection - Set 02

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Marion Mitchell Morrison (born Marion Robert Morrison; May 26, 1907 June 11, 1979), known professionally as John Wayne and nicknamed Duke, was an American actor, director, and producer. An Academy Award-winner for True Grit (1969), Wayne was among the top box office draws for three decades.

Born in Winterset, Iowa, Wayne grew up in Southern California. He found work at local film studios when he lost his football scholarship to the University of Southern California as a result of a bodysurfing accident.:6364 Initially working for the Fox Film Corporation, he mostly appeared in small bit parts. His first leading role came in Raoul Walsh's The Big Trail (1930), which led to leading roles in numerous B movies throughout the 1930s, many of them in the Western genre.

Wayne's career took off in 1939, with John Ford's Stagecoach making him an instant star. He went on to star in 142 pictures. Biographer Ronald Davis said, "John Wayne personified for millions the nation's frontier heritage. Eighty-three of his movies were Westerns, and in them he played cowboys, cavalrymen, and unconquerable loners extracted from the Republic's central creation myth."

Wayne's other well-known Western roles include a cattleman driving his herd north on the Chisholm Trail in Red River (1948), a Civil War veteran whose young niece is abducted by a tribe of Comanches in The Searchers (1956), and a troubled rancher competing with a lawyer from the Eastern United States for a woman's hand in marriage in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962). He is also remembered for his roles in The Quiet Man (1952), Rio Bravo (1959), and The Longest Day (1962). In his final screen performance, he starred as an aging gunfighter battling cancer in The Shootist (1976). He appeared with many important Hollywood stars of his era, and his last public appearance was at the Academy Awards ceremony on April 9, 1979.

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In this set

John Wayne - An Innocent Man 1933 (Colorized).avi
John Wayne - Baby Face 1933.avi
John Wayne - Men Without Women 1930 (Bit Part TV-rip).avi
The Hurricane Express 01 The Wrecker.avi
The Hurricane Express 02 Flying Pirates.avi
The Hurricane Express 03 The Masked Menace.avi
The Hurricane Express 04 Buried Alive.avi
The Hurricane Express 05 Danger Lights.avi
The Hurricane Express 06 The Airport Mystery.avi
The Hurricane Express 07 Sealed Lips.avi
The Hurricane Express 08 Outside The Law.avi
The Hurricane Express 09 The Invisible Enemy.avi
The Hurricane Express 10 The Wreckers Secret.avi
The Hurricane Express 11 Wings Of Death.avi
The Hurricane Express 12 Unmasked.avi
1933 The Three Musketeers Ch01.avi
1933 The Three Musketeers Ch02.avi
1933 The Three Musketeers Ch03.avi
1933 The Three Musketeers Ch04.avi
1933 The Three Musketeers Ch05.avi
1933 The Three Musketeers Ch06.avi
1933 The Three Musketeers Ch07.avi
1933 The Three Musketeers Ch08.avi
1933 The Three Musketeers Ch09.avi
1933 The Three Musketeers Ch10.avi
1933 The Three Musketeers Ch11.avi
1933 The Three Musketeers Ch12.avi

Technical specifications

Weight 0.06kg


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