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John Wayne's Top Three Family Films

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Over the course of 50 years, John Wayne devoted himself to building one of the greatest careers in Hollywood history. But behind the scenes, Duke was focused on building a legacy he felt even more strongly about: that of a loving family. As you no doubt expect, John Wayne managed to be just as inspiring in the roles of father and husband as any he played on the big screen. And though the hectic nature of his career often kept him away from those he held dear, Duke made the most of his circumstances. These family values that he embodied...

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How Bruce Lee Valued Physical and Spiritual Health

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Bruce Lee was careful to maintain balance in his life—from the physical to the spiritual. No matter our external circumstances, we can all strive to apply Bruce’s advice for complete health to our own lives. Keep reading to learn about the Dragon’s guide to total wellness. You can find more insight like this in The Official Bruce Lee Collector’s Edition, Volume 5.     Bruce Lee was obviously someone who took great care in his physical fitness. He took hours out of every day to get an amount of cardiovascular and resistance training that allowed him to perform martial arts...

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John Wayne's Greatest Lessons

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When you think of John Wayne, you don't just think about the bold characters he played in his films—you also think about the legacy of one of Hollywood's most iconic stars. Whether he was chasing down bad guys in the Wild West or raising his children on The Wild Goose, Duke imparted wisdom and lessons through everything he did. In John Wayne: Lessons For My Children, dive into this wisdom in the form of quotes, anecdotes and memories from those who knew him best. Get a peek inside the new book below and don’t forget to order your copy here.  ...

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Bruce Lee's Advice for Living in Interesting Times

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Bruce Lee’s practical advice for living in difficult situations was born from his own experiences persevering as a young Chinese actor making a name for himself in the film industry. No matter the obstacles that arose in his path, he continued to apply himself daily in order to reach his goals. Read below for his advice for living in interesting times and get even more insight into his philosophies in The Official Bruce Lee Collector’s Edition, Volume 4.       There is an ancient Chinese saying made famous to modern Americans by Robert F. Kennedy during his 1968 presidential...

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Who Were John Wayne's Movie Star Friends?

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Throughout his career, John Wayne was in high demand. Beyond the Hollywood executives who wanted to attach the name “John Wayne” to their next big project, those who got to know Duke both on set and off were often struck by his warm and welcoming presence. He befriended countless co-stars and crew members as well as plenty of folks outside the film industry who were among the biggest and brightest stars of the era. To John Wayne, though, they were simply people who, like him, knew that a good time is always better when shared in the company of others....

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