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Did You Know?
It is easier to get an actor to be a cowboy than to get a cowboy to be an actor.
Ford was disgusted by John Wayne
's refusal to enlist in 1941. When Ford filmed They Were Expendable
(1945) after World War II he included every actor's former military rank and branch (Ford himself was a Navy officer and combat photographer). Of course, there were no credentials behind Wayne's name, which the actor took as a real slap.
If a doomed character plays poker, the last hand he plays before going to his death will be the "death hand" (two aces, one of them the ace of spades, and two 8s; so-called because Wild Bill Hickok held this hand when he was murdered). The hand will be shown in close-up.
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