Dan Ford is the grandson of John Wayne’s close friend and mentor, John Ford. Dan tells how he knew John Wayne as “God Damnit, Duke!” based on how John Ford would refer to his friend. He and Ethan also discuss the John Ford stock company, heroes in movies today vs in John Wayne’s time, and Dan’s first memories of Duke in Catalina. This is a great episode for John Wayne and John Ford fans!
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John Wayne: An American Experience – Sprawling over 10,000 square feet, the John Wayne: An American Experience exhibit is structured to give you an intimate tour of the life of John Wayne. Visit them in the Fort Worth Stockyards today.