Friday 11 July 2014

John Wayne

Born: 26 May 1907, Winterset, Iowa, USA
Died: 11 June 1979, Los Angeles, California, USA
Words and Music (1929) as Pete Donahue (Credited as Duke Morrison) 
John Wayne's first credited role is probably lost forever. This is a studio still. The girl is Lois Moran.

Riders of Destiny (1933) as Singin' Sandy Saunders
John Wayne sings in ths film, though his singing voice is provided by Bill Bradbury while Wayne partially turns his back so that you can't see his inability to play the guitar.

The Lucky Texan (1934) as Jerry Mason

Rainbow Valley (1935) as John Martin

Stagecoach (1939) as Ringo Kid

New Frontier (1939) as Stony Brooke

In Old California (1942) as Tom Craig

In Old Oklahoma (aka War of the Wildcats) (1943) as Daniel F. Somers

Back to Bataan (1945) as Col. Joseph Madden

Angel and the Badman (1947) as Quirt Evans

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) as Tom Doniphon

Circus World (1964) as Matt Masters
The opening scene.
The Cowboys (1972) as Wil Andersen


1 comment:

  1. Now come on, John Wayne is not forgotten yet. It'll take a few more decades before he's forgotten, his movies are being shown somewhere on this planet every second of every day! He's like Babe Ruth, people will forget Barry Bonds and Hank Aaron before they forget Ruth!