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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I'm glad I won't be around much longer to see what they do with it. The men who control the big studios today are stock manipulators and bankers. They know nothing about our business. They're in it for the buck. The only thing they can do is say, "Jeez, that picture with what's-her-name running around the park naked made money, so let's make another one. If that's what they want, let's give it to...
Wayne was asked to be the running mate for Alabama Governor George Wallace
, who was running for the US presidency on a segregationist ticket in 1968, but Wayne vehemently rejected the offer and actively campaigned for Richard Nixon
. He addressed the Republican National Convention on its opening day in August 1968.
Slow talk and distinctive gravelly voice