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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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John Wayne (May 26, 1907June 11, 1979) was an American film actor. He epitomized ruggedly individualistic masculinity, and has become an enduring American icon. He is famous for his distinctive voice, walk and enormous physical presence. He was also known for his conservative political views and his support in the 1950s for anti-communist positions.



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