John Wayne: actor, artist, hero

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McFarland & Co., 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 383 pages
The first section of this study concentrates on Wayne's style of work and sphere of action as an actor: The man who works for a living and is concerned with his audience and the constraints of his immediate environment.
The second section examines the artist: the man who lives in his art who disappears into his character as an archetype of human fears and desires.
Analyses of films that have made Wayne a hero are presented in the third section. A comprehensive filmography is included and there are numerous photographs.

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