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John Wayne's gung-ho treatment of the Vietnam War has passed into infamy, chiefly because of its ridiculously simplistic point of view, with the All-American Green Berets portrayed as heroic and lovable while the Vietnamese commies …

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John Wayne's second directorial effort, The Green Berets, was met with much controversy when first released in 1968.While The Alamo (1960) was received with some critical derision, the Vietnam War epic was lambasted by most critics for its simplistic depiction of the conflict. But despite overwhelming protest and attacks on the movie in the press, Wayne was famously …

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"The beret that Wayne wore in 'The Green Beret' shocked the room when it brought the astounding record price for a costume hat of more than $179,000," said Greg Rohan, President of Heritage Auctions. "The hat Duke wore in 'Big Jake' and 'The Cowboys' brought the astronomical amount of $119,500, a record auction price for a costume cowboy hat."

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Patrick Wayne grants a most comprehensive interview in honor of his late father, iconic "Stagecoach" cowboy hero John Wayne. Subjects include the Duke's first wife Josephine Saenz, humor, anger, anxiety, cancer battle, home burglary, …

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Other included items: reprint of a Wayne autograph photo, George Bishop's "John Wayne: The Actor/The Man," three 17x11 movie poster reprints ("The Shootist," "The Sons of Katie Elder," "Big Jake), and tin sign featuring Wayne's image and …

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A green beret worn by revered American actor John Wayne in the 1968 war-drama film The Green Berets raised a record price for a costume hat of $US179,250 in an ...

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Top items in the auction, held Oct. 6-7, included a green wool beret the star wore in the film "The Green Berets," which sold for $179,250, a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for Wayne's role in ...

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The green beret set a new record price for a costume hat, said Heritage Auctions, which organised the sale. John Wayne, best-known for his work in westerns, starred in more than 150 films over the ...

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Documented Hollywood Icon John Wayne Owned Colt First Generation Single Action Army Revolver Factory letter lists revolver with 5 1/2" barrel in .45 caliber, blue finish and type of stocks not listed. Revolver was shipped to John E. Dougty (unknown address) on August 7, 1909 (incorrectly listed as a Bisley). Subsequently altered with a 4 3/4" Bisley barrel and …

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John Wayne auction rustles up $5.4M October 11, 2011 / 5:37 PM / CBS/AP LOS ANGELES — Organizers say a two-day auction of more than 700 costumes, scripts, awards and memorabilia from the estate of film star John Wayne brought in $5.4 million.

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In 2011 Wayne's Best Actor Golden Globe was sold by Heritage for $143,400. (Image: Heritage Auctions) 1) 'The Green Berets' hat. Wayne was a staunch anti-communist and an advocate of the Vietnam War, and in 1968 directed 'The Green Berets' – the only major film produced during the conflict which supported it.

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From John Wayne worn costume auction. Near fine condition. Sold for $3,775. John Wayne's Personally Owned U.S. Army Field Bag From …

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A green beret worn by the late actor John Wayne in the famous 1968 film The Green Berets sold for almost $180,000 (£116,000) at auction. A total $5.3m was raised from the sale of more than 700 of...

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Green Beret. The Green Beret (7536) debuted in 1966 and is one of the most perennially popular figure sets, perhaps because of the song "The Ballad of the Green Berets" or the classic John Wayne film. Whatever the reason, it has an aura the evokes the spirit of GI Joe in his military incarnation. The set was sold as a window box, not unlike the ...

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The olive drab green beret that Wayne wore in his 1968 Vietnam War film The Green Berets went for $179, 250. Heritage Auctions, which ran the sale, said that that was the most money ever paid for a costume hat. The Green Berets, which Wayne directed, is the only Hollywood Vietnam War movie made and shown during the war itself.

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John Wayne Western-Style Stockade Jacket From the Bradford Exchange, this is a tan cotton canvas jacket inspired by John Wayne. Flannel-lined with corduroy collar and cuff accents, faux leather patch with replica signature. …

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Why did John Wayne wear a gold bracelet? While filming in the summer of 1967, John Wayne got to know the indigenous Montagnard people of Vietnam's Central Highlands. To signify this, the Montagnard gifted Wayne the very brass bracelet he would wear for the remainder of his life. The Duke wore this gift immediately as Kirby in 'The Green ...

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Broadly defined, Wayne made sixteen war pictures (about ten percent of his film output) beginning with Three Faces West, in 1940, all the way to The Green Berets, in 1968. Most of these pictures, such as "Sands of Iowa Jima" and "The Longest Day," dealt with the Second World War and with good reason: it was the last American war that ...

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STAGECOACH (1939)HONDO (1953)THE SEARCHERS (1956)CHISUM (1970)BIG JAKE (1971)I neither own nor claim any rights to this material. Just having some fun with ...

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I also heard that it was filmed in GA, and that they had to actually put green paint on the trees and grass because it was winter. (don't know if this is true or not). I've always like the movie, everytime I see it I get the urge to buy a set of tiger striped BDU's. You could even get a John Wayne collectable 12" collectable figure from the movie.

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Among the additional items in the auction are John Wayne's Golden Globe award for Best Actor for his role in True Grit; costumes from such movies as Sands of Iwo Jima and The Green Berets; and more than 50 movie scripts from such celebrated John Wayne films as True Grit, The Green Berets, Stagecoach, Rio Lobo, Hellfighters and The Sons of ...

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In these pants, John T. Chance walked the streets of Rio Bravo. Since Wayne in essence wore the same togs throughout the 1960's and 70's, these tan pants were dated to Rio Bravo based on the Western Costume number, made for him in a set of at least three. From the 1999 auction of Hollywood A Collector's Ransom.

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John Wayne's green beret fetches high auction price

A green beret worn by revered American actor John Wayne in the 1968 war-drama film "The Green Berets," raised a record price for a costume hat of $179,250 in an auction that finished on Friday ...

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Among the additional items in the auction are John Wayne's Golden Globe award for Best Actor for his role in True Grit; costumes from such movies as Sands of Iwo Jima and The Green Berets; and more than 50 …

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The top item was Wayne's signature green wool beret. The actor wore the headpiece when he starred as Col. Mike Kirby in "The Green Berets" in 1968. Wayne also directed that film as well, making it an interesting part of his …

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Among the additional items in the auction are John Wayne's Golden Globe award for Best Actor for his role in True Grit; costumes from such movies asSands of Iwo Jima and The Green Berets; and more than 50 movie scripts from such celebrated John Wayne films as True Grit, The Green Berets, Stagecoach, Rio Lobo, Hellfighters and The Sons of ...

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The Green Berets is an exciting war film that was lambasted by critics who at the time of its release opposed the war in Vietnam. Wayne's role is similar to his part in The Longest Day (1963), but it was evident to the worldwide public that the same bravado that flew well in World War II crash-landed in 1968 in the wake of a very different war and political time.