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 suddenly found out after 25 years I was starting out all over again. I would just about break even if I sold everything right now.
According to Michael Munn's "John Wayne: The Man Behind the Myth", in 1959, Wayne was personally told by Nikita Khrushchev
, when the Soviet Premier was visiting the United States on a goodwill tour, that Joseph Stalin
and China's Zedong Mao
had each ordered Wayne to be killed. Both dictators had considered Wayne to be a leading icon of American democracy, and thus a symbol of resistance to ...
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