John Wayne — The Big Trail & Stagecoach

John Wayne. Image: fineartamerica

George Carpozi’s excellent biography, The John Wayne Story, written just two years before Wayne’s death in 1979, kicks off with the author’s description of how he first met the movie star.

“It was during the 1966 Photoplay Magazine Awards at the Hotel Manhattan.

‘ I want you to meet John Wayne, said Mary Fiore, the editor of Photoplay.

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