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JOHN WAYNE: THE GENUINE ARTICLE

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JOHN WAYNE: THE GENUINE ARTICLE John Wayne: The Genuine Article is a poignant photographic journey, celebrating the life of a cinematic legend. This intimate glimpse into the Dukes personal and public lives, from filmmaking and the military to politics and life at home, showcases rare full-color family snapshots, iconic film stills, and unique memorabilia, including reproductions of letters, telegrams, and personal notesall collected from and authorized by the John Wayne estate. Excerpts from Waynes private letters and his unfinished memoir reflect his personality, and interviews with close family and personal friends bring to life one of Hollywoods greatest stars, appealing to fans of Hollywood and Americana alike.Capturing important milestones of this larger-than-life figure, the book covers his childhood and college years, his early days in Hollywood, the westerns, the war films, his support of the troops, his rise as a political figure, his relationships with John Ford and other Hollywood luminaries, and his personal interests and family life. From cowboy boots and saddles to handwritten letters and classic film stills, the illustrations tell the true story of the man behind the legend.ABOUT THE AUTHOR:Michael Goldman is a veteran entertainment-industry journalist and author. He has edited for Daily Variety and Millimeter magazines, and contributes regularly to American Cinematographer. He has written six books, including Clint Eastwood: Master Filmmaker at Work. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two sons. ISBN: 1-60887-116-9 publish date: 04/30/2013
Binding Type: Hardcover
ISBN: 1-60887-116-9
Publisher: PERSEUS / RUNNING PRESS
Author: Michael Goldman

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