Publicity photographs for the Great Western Arms Co., Los Angeles, CA. Great Western was the first American company to produce full-size replicas of the famous Colt Single Action Army revolver (a/k/a Peacemaker, Model 1873, etc.) and presented Wayne with a pair of its early products. Great Western went out of business about ...
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Did You Know?
I had the feeling my career was going to decline back in '68. I'd just had a big hit with The Green Berets
(1968), but I wasn't getting any younger and I knew Hellfighters
(1968) wasn't going to set the box office on fire. Then I read a script for a film called True Grit
During a visit to London in January 1974 to appear on The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour
(1969) and Parkinson
(1971), Wayne caught pneumonia. For a 66-year-old man with one lung this was very serious, and eventually he was coughing so hard that he damaged a valve in his heart. This problem went undetected until March 1978, when he underwent emergency open heart surgery in Boston. Bob Hope