Wayne, John 1907-1979
Most widely held works about John Wayne
Most widely held works by John Wayne
The searchers ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 2,642 libraries worldwide
Wayne plays ex-Confederate soldier Ethan Edwards, an Indian-hater who believes more in bullets than words. He's out to find his young niece, who's been taken captive by the renegade Comanches who massacred her family.
The quiet man ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,999 libraries worldwide
An American prizefighter returns to Ireland in order to forget the past and live peacefully in his village birthplace. He falls in love with the hot-tempered sister of a belligerent neighbor, and trouble ensues over the payment of her dowry.
True grit ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,932 libraries worldwide
U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn helps a headstrong young girl find the man who murdered her father in Native American territory and fled with the family savings. When Rooster's employer insists on accompanying the old gunfighter, sparks fly. The situation goes from troubled to disastrous when an inexperienced Texas Ranger joins the party.
Red River ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1947 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,886 libraries worldwide
With no market for his herd, the master of a vast cattle ranch and his son decide to head the first cattle drive over the now famous Chisholm Trail, past the Red River, into Missouri. The path is filled with hardship and the drive looks hopeless as the men struggle to prevail.
Stagecoach ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,790 libraries worldwide
Nine disparate travelers are thrust together in a perilous journey, a ride on a stagecoach destined for Apache territory.
How the West was won ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,593 libraries worldwide
A western adventure spanning three generations, the breadth of a wild, unsettled country, and fifty of the most excitingly turbulent years of this nation's history.
The man who shot Liberty Valance ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 1,462 libraries worldwide
The story of a man who becomes a legend and an important political figure by falsely claiming he shot a ruthless gunman (Liberty Valance).
The longest day ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
Re-enacts the military operation of D-Day from four points of view--the workings of the high commands of the American, English, French, and German forces in their battle scheme for Normandy. Largely filmed on actual invasion sites in France.
McLintock ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,396 libraries worldwide
A battle of the sexes which includes comedy, action and adventure in a western setting.
She wore a yellow ribbon ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in English and held by 1,366 libraries worldwide
The story of a U.S. Calvary captain's last days in service on the western frontier in 1876.
Stagecoach ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,313 libraries worldwide
A group of passengers with nothing in common are stuck inside a coach that is being attacked by bandits and Indians.
The Alamo ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,276 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the historic battle by 185 men against a 7,000-man Mexican army--a battle that ended in the smaller forces' defeat, but lasted long enough to insure the eventual independence of Texas.
The shootist ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
A terminally ill gunfighter seeks to retire quietly but is embroiled in one last battle.
Fort Apache ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,227 libraries worldwide
In the old west, a military martinet has trouble with his family as well as the Indians.
Sands of Iwo Jima ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1949 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,227 libraries worldwide
Stryker (Wayne), a hard-nosed Marine sergeant prepares a company of recruits for combat in World War II's Pacific Theater. The new unit's training is soon put to the test in a full-scale battle against the Japanese on Iwo Jima. The famous flag-raising on Mt. Suribachi is depicted near the film's conclusion.
Rio Bravo ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,227 libraries worldwide
A Texas border sheriff fights off hired gunmen to keep a murderer in custody.
The Green Berets ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
John Wayne leads his Special Forces troops against a deadly and determined enemy. The film combines rugged action with spectacular special effects.
Rio Grande ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,105 libraries worldwide
A Cavalry unit on the Mexican border in the 1880s conducts a campaign against marauding Indians.
The cowboys ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 1,035 libraries worldwide
A tough rancher, deserted by his regular help, hires 11 schoolboys for a 400 mile cattle drive.
Angel and the badman ( Visual )
107 editions published between 1946 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 945 libraries worldwide
A wounded gunman avenging the death of his foster-father is nursed back to health by a young Quaker woman. She promises to marry him if he will give up his gun.
Action and adventure films Air pilots American Civil War (1861-1865) Biography Comedy films Cowboys Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired France--Normandy Frontier and pioneer life Funeral rites and ceremonies Gunfights Historical films History Indian captivities Ireland Large type books Law enforcement Legends Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Military campaigns Motion picture actors and actresses Motion pictures Murderers Outlaws Philippines Sheriffs Soldiers Texas United States United States.--Army.--Cavalry United States--Chisholm Trail Videocassettes Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Vietnam War (1961-1975) War films War films Wayne, John,--1907-1979 West (U.S.) Western films Western films Women pioneers World War (1939-1945)
Gouein, Tzōn, 1907-1979
Morison, Marion Mitsel, 1907-1979
Morisŭn, Meriŭn Robŭrt, 1907-1979
Morris, Michael, 1907-1979
Morrison, Duke, 1907-1979
Morrison, Marion M. 1907-1979
Morrison, Marion Michael.
Morrison, Marion Michael 1907-1979
Morrison, Marion Robert, 1907-1979
Morrisson, Marion Michael
Morrisson, Marion Michael 1907-1979
Uėĭn, Dz︠h︡on, 1907-1979
Ṿain, G'on, 1907-1979
Wayn, Jān, 1907-1979
Wayn, Jūn, 1907-1979
Wayne, Duke, 1907-1979
Wein, Jon, 1907-1979
Γουέιν, Τζον, 1907-1979
Μόρισον, Μάριον Μίτσελ, 1907-1979
Морисън, Мериън Робърт, 1907-1979
Уейн, Джон, 1907-1979
Уэйн, Джон, 1907-1979
ויין, ג׳ון, 1907-1979
وين، جون، 1907-1979
웨인, 존, 1907-1979
존 웨인, 1907-1979
Multiple languages (150)
No Linguistic content (106)