John Wayne: The Official Collector's Edition Volume 29—50 Years of True Grit

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Throughout his illustrious film career, John Wayne made many films that will forever stand as some of the greatest contributions to American cinema. Few impacted his life and legacy quite like True Grit. In this new volume of the John Wayne Official Collector's Edition, take a look into the past as Duke donned an eyepatch and embraced the iconic role of Rooster Cogburn. As we celebrate the golden anniversary of the film's release, explore everything that went into making True Grit one of the greatest milestones of John Wayne's career.

In this volume, you'll find heavily-researched articles about not just the making of the film but also the man who brought Rooster Cogburn to life.

  • A Man of Mettle: Even when he wasn't on set playing a character, Duke was still every bit the gritty individual he appeared to be on the big screen.
  • 50 Years of True Grit: Duke's dedicated take on Rooster Cogburn in True Grit delighted audiences, critics and (finally) the Academy.
  • Characters of Strength: Even a "grumpy old cuss" like Rooster Cogburn would have to admire the incredible resolve of these classic John Wayne characters.
  • Special Section The True Grit Awards: In honor of the golden anniversary of True Grit, we're recognizing these 10 real-life heroes who summoned the pluck to look fear in the eye and saddle up.

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That is me with him on page 17

That is me with him on page 17

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John Wayne: The Official Collector's Edition Volume 29—50 Years of True Grit

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LOVE JOHN WAYNE

I have every edition so far and plan on getting more. However, I find it difficult to find them in my area. Walmart is the only one I have found it at and that is sporatic. So I end up ordering with you. You are prompt with your order and it is in great condition.

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John Wayne-my hero

So easy to order from the website versus driving all over the city! Like the "heads up" alert text before the next publication too.

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John Wayne: The official collector's edition. Vol 29

Terrific addition to my collection. So many wonderful photos are shared. No other magazine is so generous with pictures and information. Thanks to all those who contribute to each issue. please especially thank the Wayne family for sharing personal photos with us fans. It's hard to believe it's been 50 years since the Duke gave us that great character showing true grit. I smile each time i hear him say, "...one -eyed fat man". Also it was nice of the editors to honor some folks who showed true grit in their own lives. I look forward and treasure each new volume full of photos and information about an admirable man of true grit.