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Saturday, December 4, 2010

John Wayne: Yea or nay?

Posted By on Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 7:08 AM

The coming release of the Coen brothers' remake of "True Grit," rekindles debate about the merits of the first movie, particularly John Wayne's Oscar for his portrayal of Rooster Cogburn.

Lots of lore about the old movie and mentions of Charles Portis' book in this New York Times feature.

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