John Wayne: Treasures

John Wayne: Treasures

by Randy W. Roberts
     
 

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John Wayne is the quintessential American icon. He embodied the definition of the American cowboy, soldier, and rugged individualist. Duke’s extraordinary rise to fame—from hauling furniture around studio lots to becoming one of the most famous actors in the world—is chronicled in this handsome illustrated volume. On-set and behind-the-scenes

Overview

John Wayne is the quintessential American icon. He embodied the definition of the American cowboy, soldier, and rugged individualist. Duke’s extraordinary rise to fame—from hauling furniture around studio lots to becoming one of the most famous actors in the world—is chronicled in this handsome illustrated volume. On-set and behind-the-scenes photographs and vintage movie posters are included, as well as ten pieces of removable memorabilia such as an excerpt from his high school yearbook, his 1943 application to join the army, proof sheets and storyboards from his most well-known movies, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435138094
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
08/25/2012
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.64(w) x 11.94(h) x 0.94(d)

Meet the Author

Randy Roberts is a four-time Pulitzer Prize–nominated writer. His books include John Wayne: American and Joe Louis: Hard Times Man, A Line in the Sand: The Alamo in Blood and Memory, and many other books on American history.

David Welky is the author of several books, including The Moguls and the Dictators: Hollywood and the Coming of World War II. He is an associate professor of history at the University of Central Arkansas.

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