John Wayne, a towering giant of a man, was one of those rare individuals who became a legend in his own time--a symbol of American decency, vitality, and determination; liked and admired even by those who did not always agree with him. Here is a pictorial tribute to the Duke, tracing his personal and professional life from assistant prop man to No. 1 box office star. The book is rich in anecdotes and information about his experiences on and of the set during a career that spanned half a century and included more than 150 films. A wealth of pictures from Associated Press collection take readers behind the scenes for fascinating glimpses of John Wayne at work and play--action shots from many of his most popular movies, candid shots of the Duke relaxing with friends, intimate photos of Wayne with his family. This handsome visual record of John Wayne's life capture the unique spirit of the man, providing a fitting memento for his many admirers.
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Book Description Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0030530210