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All Men Want to Be John Wayne But John Wayne Wanted to Be Fred Astaire

Again, from Scott Eyman's John Wayne: The Life and Legend:

Wayne told [his would-be biographer Wayne] Warga that he always wanted to be Fred Astaire, and he demonstrated by launching into “Putting on the Ritz.” He danced, remembered the writer, “with all the grace of a freight elevator.”

John Wayne and Fred Astaire

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Posted at 03:39 PM on Sun. Jun 08, 2014 in category Books  

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