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American actor and filmmaker who became a popular icon through his starring roles in Western films. Wikipedia

  • John Wayne filmography

    Extra, prop man and stuntman, mainly for the Fox Film Corporation. Epic Western shot in an early widescreen process called Fox Grandeur, Ford vouched for him. Wikipedia

  • Gary Cooper

    American actor known for his natural, authentic, and understated acting style. Academy Honorary Award for his career achievements in 1961. Wikipedia

  • Classical Hollywood cinema

    Term used in film criticism to describe both a narrative and visual style of filmmaking which became characteristic of American cinema between the 1910s and the 1960s. It eventually became the most powerful and pervasive style of filmmaking worldwide. Wikipedia

  • Western (genre)

    Genre of fiction set primarily in the latter half of the 19th and early 20th century in the Western United States, which is styled the "Old West". Its stories commonly center on the life of a nomadic cowboy or gunfighter armed with a revolver and a rifle who rides a horse. Wikipedia

  • John Ford

    American film director and naval officer. Renowned both for Westerns such as Stagecoach , The Searchers (1956), and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), as well as adaptations of classic 20th-century American novels such as The Grapes of Wrath (1940). Wikipedia

  • John Ford filmography

    American film director whose career spanned from 1913 to 1971. During this time he directed more than 140 films. Wikipedia

  • Ward Bond

    American film character actor who appeared in more than 200 films and starred in the NBC television series Wagon Train from 1957 to 1960. Among his best-remembered roles are Bert, the cop, in Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life (1946) and Captain Clayton in John Ford's The Searchers (1956). Wikipedia

  • Clint Eastwood

    American actor, film director, composer, and producer. After achieving success in the Western TV series Rawhide, he rose to international fame with his role as the "Man with No Name" in Italian filmmaker Sergio Leone's Dollars Trilogy of Spaghetti Westerns during the mid-1960s, and as antihero cop Harry Callahan in the five Dirty Harry films throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Wikipedia

  • Frank Sinatra

    American singer, actor and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century. One of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 150million records worldwide. Wikipedia

  • Red River (1948 film)

    American Western film shot in 1946 but released in 1948, directed and produced by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift, giving a fictional account of the first cattle drive from Texas to Kansas along the Chisholm Trail. The dramatic tension stems from a growing feud over the management of the drive, between the Texas rancher who initiated it (Wayne) and his adopted adult son (Clift). Wikipedia

  • Walter Brennan

    American actor and singer. Known for his performances in Sergeant York , To Have and Have Not (1944), My Darling Clementine (1946), Red River (1948), Rio Bravo (1959), and How the West Was Won (1962). Wikipedia

  • Henry Fonda

    American film and stage actor who had a career that spanned five decades in Hollywood. Fonda cultivated a strong, appealing screen image in several films now considered to be classics, earning one Academy Award for Best Actor on two nominations. Wikipedia

  • Martin Scorsese

    American film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor. Widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential directors in film history. Wikipedia

  • Robert Mitchum

    American actor, director, author, poet, composer, and singer. Generally considered a forerunner of the antiheroes prevalent in film during the 1950s and 1960s. Wikipedia

  • Patrick Wayne

    American actor, the second son of movie star John Wayne and his first wife, Josephine Alicia Saenz. He made over 40 films, including eleven with his father. Wikipedia

  • John Huston

    American film director, screenwriter, actor, and visual artist. He travelled widely, settling at various times in France, Mexico, and Ireland. Wikipedia

  • Steven Spielberg

    American film director, producer, and screenwriter. One of the most commercially successful directors in history. Wikipedia

  • Victor McLaglen

    English film actor who held both British and American citizenship. Known as a character actor, particularly in Westerns, and made seven films with John Ford and John Wayne. Wikipedia

  • Robert Duvall

    American actor and filmmaker whose career spans more than six decades. Emmy Award. Wikipedia

  • 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

    Film reference book edited by Steven Jay Schneider with original essays on each film contributed by over 70 film critics. Part of a series designed and produced by Quintessence Editions, a London-based company, and published in English-language versions by Cassell Illustrated , ABC Books (the publishing division of Australian Broadcasting Corporation), and Barron's (US). Wikipedia

  • Tom Hanks

    American actor and filmmaker. One of the most popular and recognizable film stars worldwide, and is regarded as an American cultural icon. Wikipedia

  • Lee Van Cleef

    American actor best known for his roles in Spaghetti Westerns such as For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Relegated to a non-speaking outlaw as a result. Wikipedia

  • A list of Western films released in the 1960s. List of Westerns on television Wikipedia

  • El Dorado (1966 film)

    1966 American Western film produced and directed by Howard Hawks and starring John Wayne and Robert Mitchum. About a gunfighter who comes to the aid of an old friend—a drunken sheriff struggling to defend a rancher and his family against another rancher trying to steal their water. Wikipedia

  • Harry Carey Jr.

    American actor. He appeared in more than 90 films, including several John Ford Westerns, as well as numerous television series. Wikipedia

  • Clark Gable

    American film actor, often referred to as "The King of Hollywood". As a leading man. Wikipedia

  • Humphrey Bogart

    American film and stage actor. American cultural icon. Wikipedia

  • Gregory Peck

    American actor. One of the most popular film stars from the 1940s to the 1960s. Wikipedia

  • Jerry Lewis

    American comedian, actor, singer, filmmaker and humanitarian, who appeared in over sixty films and other media, from the Martin & Lewis partnership with singer Dean Martin to on his own as a soloist. In addition to his work behind the scenes as director, producer and screenwriter, Lewis helped develop and popularize "video assist", the closed-circuit apparatus enabling film directors to see what had been shot without waiting for developed film footage. Wikipedia

  • National Film Registry

    United States National Film Preservation Board's (NFPB) selection of films which are believed to be deserving of preservation. Reauthorized by acts of Congress in 1992, 1996, 2005, and again in October 2008. Wikipedia

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