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John Wayne

Actor (26-May-1907 — 11-Jun-1979)


Alan G. Barbour. John Wayne. Pyramid Publications. 1974. 160pp.

George Victor Bishop. John Wayne, the Actor, the Man. Caroline House. 1979. 254pp.

John Boswell; Jay David. Duke: The John Wayne Album: The Legend of Our Time. New York: Ballantine Books. 1979.

George Carpozi. The John Wayne Story. Arlington House. 1972. 279pp.

Ronald L. Davis. Duke: The Life and Image of John Wayne. University of Oklahoma Press. 1998. 377pp.

Allen Eyles. John Wayne and the Movies. A. S. Barnes. 1976. 320pp.

Herb Fagen. Duke, We're Glad We Knew You: John Wayne's Friends and Colleagues Remember His Remarkable Life. Citadel Press. 1998. 246pp.

Howard Kazanjian; Chris Enss. The Young Duke: The Early Life of John Wayne. Globe Pequot. 2006. 193pp.

Charles John Kieskalt. The Official John Wayne Reference Book. Carol Publishing Group. 1993. 230pp.

Fred Landesman. The John Wayne Filmography. McFarland. 2007. 440pp.

Emanuel Levy. John Wayne: Prophet of the American Way of Life. Scarecrow Press. 1988. 379pp.

Richard D. McGhee. John Wayne: Actor, Artist, Hero. McFarland. 1999. 399pp.

C. McGivern. John Wayne A Giant Shadow. Seven Locks Press. 2001. 465pp.

Carolyn McGivern. The Lost Films of John Wayne. Sammon Publishing. 2004. 155pp.

Michael Munn. John Wayne: The Man Behind the Myth. East Rutherford, NJ: New American Library. 2004.

Lee Pfeiffer. The John Wayne Scrapbook. Kensington Publishing. 2001. 253pp.

Jean Ramer. Duke: The Real Story of John Wayne. Charter Books. 1979. 224pp.

Mark Ricci; Boris Zmijewsky; Steve Zmijewsky. The Films of John Wayne. Citadel Press. 1970. 285pp.

Judith M. Riggin. John Wayne: A Bio-Bibliography. Greenwood Press. 1992. 154pp.

Randy Roberts; James Stuart Olson. John Wayne: American. University of Nebraska Press. 1997. 762pp.

Sam Shaw. John Wayne: In the Camera Eye. Exeter Books. 1979. 160pp.

Donald Shepherd; Robert Slatzer; Dave Grayson. Duke: The Life and Times of John Wayne. Bantam Dell. 1985. 372pp.

Pat Stacy; with Beverly Linet. Duke: A Love Story: An Intimate Memoir of John Wayne's Last Years. Atheneum. 1983. 233pp.

Mike Tomkies. Duke: The Story of John Wayne. Regnery. 1971. 149pp.

Aissa Wayne; with Steve Delsohn. John Wayne: My Father. Taylor Trade Publishing. 1998. 288pp.

Pilar Wayne; with Alex Thorleifson. John Wayne: My Life with the Duke. Chivers. 1989. 350pp.

Garry Wills. John Wayne's America: The Politics of Celebrity. Simon & Schuster. 1997. 380pp.

Maurice Zolotow. Shooting Star: A Biography of John Wayne. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1974. 416pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1185)

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.804)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.741)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1538)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.1105)

  12. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1479)

  13. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.587)

  14. Current Biography, 1972 Yearbook (pp.442-45)

  15. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.470)

  16. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.357)

  17. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.567)

  18. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.452)

  19. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.919-21)

  20. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.777)

  21. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.508)

  22. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.5, pp.91-94)

  23. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.308)

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