John Wayne’s Movie Verbal Magic Moments

Scene from She Wore a Yellow Ribbon with John Wayne

John Wayne’s Movie Verbal Magic Moments Having delved into the JW film catalog and selected some of my favourite non-verbal ‘magic moments’ in John Wayne’s movies, I thought I’d list a few of the memorable verbal moments as well. A pivotal moment in this Ford / Wayne classic in which JW proves to the many … Read more

John Wayne Movie Punch Ups – And The Winner Is…

john wayne in cowboys

Considering the number of movie fistfights John Wayne has indulged in over the years I thought I’d revisit some of them to see how our boy fared mano a mano, as they say down Mexico way. This list is fairly arbitrary – not all of the films mentioned here are Westerns – so apologies if I … Read more

John Wayne Movies I Missed Part 6

John Wayne in Island in the Sky lobby card

We are moving on to John Wayne movies of the 1950s. Big Jim McLain (1952) Due to a knowledge breakdown on my part – I got the release of the year wrong – this review should have featured in the previous article, as it was actually released before Trouble Along the Way. My bad. I … Read more

John Wayne Movies – Republic 1939 – The Final Roundup

New Frontier movie with John Wayne poster

As I’m reviewing all of the films John Wayne starred in from Stagecoach all the way through to The Shootist, for the sake of completeness it’s only right that I include the four oaters he made for Republic after the release of Stagecoach in 1939. I’ve also included A Man Betrayed, a JW film that … Read more

John Wayne Movies I Missed – Part 1

Allegheny Uprising with John Wayne

Looking back over the numerous articles I’ve written in the last year it may not have escaped anyone’s notice that I have generally concentrated on the high profile and better known John Wayne movies. There’s a reason for this. First of all, when I was in my teens, John Wayne did not necessarily represent the … Read more

John Wayne Movies I Missed Part 8

Circus World with John Wayne poster

The Magnificent Showman (aka Circus World) (1964) Another John Wayne movie I saw as a kid when it first came out and I remember the spectacle of the circus boat keeling over in the harbour, and the climax at the end of The Magnificent Showman (aka Circus World) when the giant tent burns down. The … Read more

John Wayne Movies I Missed Part 7

Sophia Loren on the set of Legend of the Lost with John Wayne

Get comfy and grab a coffee for this the next of 5 more John Wayne Movie reviews from the late 1950’s. They’re not all good. Feel free to comment below or head over to our Facebook page. Jet Pilot (1957?) Howard Hughes has a lot to answer for when it comes to producing JW movies. … Read more

9 More Of John Wayne’s Leading Ladies

Capucine in a tub in North To Alaska

There seems to be a number of John Wayne fans coming up with further suggestions for the article I wrote recently about John Wayne’s leading ladies. So due to popular demand I’ve decided to revisit the subject once more to include the actresses that didn’t make it onto that first list. John Wayne’s Leading Ladies (9 more)Sophia … Read more