John Wayne, By the Decades: 1940s – A Shining Star

John Wayne, By the Decades: 1940s – A Shining Star

Duke’s portrayal of heroes and fighting men earns him icon status in the U.S. and beyond. Written by Constance Dunn The 1940 Academy Awards were special for John Wayne. The John Ford-directed Stagecoach, which had Duke in the star-making role of outlaw Ringo Kid, won...