1962 John Wayne Film
October 1, 2011 by Post Team
1962 John Wayne Film, Ethan Wayne, the youngest son of Hollywood legend John Wayne, hates to have anything in his pockets, because as a child who could not leave the house with his father, without a lot of cards that read “Good luck, John Wayne “on one side and the Duke’s name written on the other hand in his pockets.
“He always would take care of the fans, no matter how busy he is,” said Wayne, 49, named after the character of his father in 1956 John Ford western influence “Searchers.”
Los Angeles Times, Friday, September 9, 2011 Home Edition Main News Part A Page 4 News Desk 1 inches, 54 words Type of Material: Correction
John Wayne: An article in the Calendar section September 07, John Wayne items being auctioned quoted the late actor’s son, Ethan Wayne, who said the Congressional Medal of Honor your father will not be one of the items offered sale. John Wayne received the Congressional Gold Medal, not the Medal of Honor.
“If he could not sign [autographs] or talk to them, at least have a card,” said Wayne. “I said, ‘Dad, why do we have to talk to this man?” He said: “Son, because these are the people who let me do what I do.” ”
Since 2003, Ethan Wayne Enterprises has directed John Wayne in Newport Beach, which is owned by the Duke’s children and grandchildren, whose mission is to preserve and protect the image of larger than life movie star. It also has a large collection of movie memorabilia from his father, has opened its archives for the auction.
“We get phone calls here, not all days, but certainly weekly fans saying, ‘How I can get one of the jackets of his father in this film or films of these?’” Said Wayne, sitting in a conference room of his office. “People have been calling for 32 years. His films affected people and have a personal relationship with the man and want the connection. I remember how important the fans were at my father.”
As a result of this continuing interest, Wayne has joined Heritage Auctions in Dallas to conduct the first auction of a single owner of Wayne’s personal collection.
Exhibitions will be held in Dallas September 16-18 and September in New York 23-26. An exhibition and the auction itself will take place at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles and online October 3 to 6
Among the items offered are the Golden Globe actor “True Grit” – with an estimated value of 50,000 and – one of your patches in the eyes of the film, plus 400 other costumes, scripts, personal documents and awards .
“We try to create a large sample, honest life of this man and all that remained,” Wayne said.
Although the actor best known for his westerns, died of cancer in 1979 at the age of 72 years, his popularity remains unparalleled. A Harris poll released earlier this year listed as No. 3 Wayne United States after Johnny Depp and favorite actor Denzel Washington.
Wayne won the Oscar for Best Actor as the shrewd-eyed Marshal Rooster Cogburn in 1969 of “True Grit” and starred in some of the most respected films of the 20th century to work in films as John Ford, 1939, hailed as “Stagecoach” 1948 “Fort Apache”, 1949 “She Wore a Yellow Ribbon” and 1952 “The Quiet Man.” He also appeared in director Howard Hawks ‘Red River’ in 1948, 1959 “Rio Bravo” and 1962 “Hatari”.
Selecting it would be in the auction was a difficult decision, said Wayne, who has worked as an actor and stuntman, and starred alongside his father in 1971 of “big Jake.”
“No matter what you do, someone will be looking over your shoulder saying it’s great that you are allowing it to go to another person is saying it’s horrible, how can you do that? Yes, the Globe Gold is going on, but the Congressional Medal of Honor and the Oscar will not leave. We are having some scripts and let some go. ”
Besides the “True Grit” Golden Globe, another high-end auction items including a 1949 suit of “Sands of Iwo Jima,” which has a starting price of 20,000, a Stetson cowboy hat, 1953 “Honda” in and 25,000, and Andy Warhol limited edition signed print of “Cowboys and Indians” series, and also to 20,000.
But not everything in the block is for the serious collector with deep pockets.
There are a handful of articles for the average fan is valued at less than 100, including two lapel buttons reading “I have True Grit” with a starting price of + 25, “True Grit” motif mouse going on + 55 and a group of ccktail glasses from the 1960′s that have a current supply 100.
Ethan Wayne, said he thinks his dad still resonates with fans from all over the world, not only for his movies “, but he was also personally well liked. People knew it was the same type of person out of the screen that was on the screen. You may feel that about him. I never got stuck with the darker side of life. ”
For the young Wayne, the link was much deeper. “This was an outdoor type of adventure who lived life to the fullest. I lived with my father until the day of his death. I was taken to hospital and held out his hand when he took his last breath. It was a good friend of mine . I have my memories of times with a great coach. “
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