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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(1952) was the most un-American thing I have ever seen in my whole life. The last thing in the picture is ol' Coop [Gary Cooper
] putting the United States marshal's badge under his foot and stepping on it. I'll never regret having run [screenwriter Carl Foreman
] out of this country.
His image appeared on a wide variety of products including: 1950 popcorn trading cards given at theaters, 1951 Camel cigarettes, 1956 playing cards, Whitman's Chocolates and - posthumously - Coors beer. The money collected on the Coors beer cans with his image went to the John Wayne Cancer Institute. One of the most unusual was as a puppet on H.R. Pufnstuf
(1969), who also put out a 1970 lunch ...