Intermission (PSA): Will Rogers Foundation.
11 Biographical Movies |
46 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
2 Interviews |
34 Articles |
7 Pictorials |
12 Magazine Cover Photos |
Michael Morris | Duke Morrison | Marion Michael Morrison | Marion Morrison
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But you know, I'm very conscious that people criticize Hollywood. Yet we've created a form, the Western, that can be understood in every country. The good guys against the bad guys. No nuances. And the horse is the best vehicle of action in our medium. You take action, a scene, and scenery, and cut them together, and you never miss. Action, scene, scenery. But when you think about the Western--...
Although it has often been written that Wayne was dying of cancer when he made The Shootist
(1976), his final film, this is not actually true. Following the removal of his entire left lung in 1964, he was cancer-free for the next 12 years. It wasn't until Christmas 1978 that he fell seriously ill again, and in January of the following year the cancer was found to have returned.
His movies frequently reflected his conservative values