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Ticklish Business Episode #66: Stagecoach (1939) and the Complicated Legacy of John Wayne

In honor of John Wayne’s birthday the Ticklish Trio discuss Wayne’s star introduction in the 1939 John Ford Western, Stagecoach. They also find time to discuss his complicated views in 2019, the infamous Playboy interview, and how “cancelled culture” works (or doesn’t) in today’s era.

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NEXT TIME: Drea takes us out of our comfort zone as we discuss Akira Kurosawa’s 1952 feature Ikiru.

Creator and Host: Kristen Lopez (@Journeys_Film)
Co-host: Samantha Ellis (@classicfilmgeek) and Drea Clark (@thedreaclark)

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A freelance film critic whose work fuels the Rotten Tomatoes meter. I've been published on The Hollywood Reporter, Remezcla, and The Daily Beast. I've been featured in the L.A. Times. I currently run two podcasts, Citizen Dame and Ticklish Business.

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