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Becoming John Wayne : The Early Westerns of a Screen Icon, 1930-1939 - (Paperback)

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This book surveys the early westerns of John Wayne between 1930 and 1939, from his first starring role in The Big Trail and including his breakthrough role in Stagecoach, to show how Marion Michael Morrison transformed from a prop man, developed his acting skills, and became the John Wayne film persona. It traces his career during the period and describes the plots and background of westerns like Arizona, The Range Feud, Texas Cyclone, Haunted Gold, The Telegraph Trail, Sagebrush Trail, The Lucky Texas, ’Neath the Arizona Skies, Texas Terror, Lawless Range, The Oregon Trail, Winds of the Wasteland, Born to the West, Pals of the Saddle, Red River Range, The Night Riders, and The New Frontier. Annotation ©2018 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 185
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Performing Arts
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: Larry Powell & Jonathan H. Amsbary
Language: English
Street Date: February 9, 2018
TCIN: 53300263
UPC: 9781476664132
Item Number (DPCI): 248-60-8642
$35.00

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