John Wayne was a World Traveller (from left): Enhancing Air France in 1961, taking directions in Paris from a French gendarme, arriving at Amsterdam airport for the Dutch premiere of The Alamo, visiting Acropolis in Athens - his bags were always packed.
Joe January and Sean Mercer both called the Dark Continent their home.
John Wayne starred in one of the biggest movies ever mounted in France.
John Wayne worked in the famed Cinecitta Studios in Rome twice.
With Hondo, Wayne started a tradition of shooting westerns in Mexico.
The Duke went to Japan to film in the unusual locales in Kyoto and the Tokyo studios.
Detective Brannigan used up no less than sixty London locales to get his man.
Innisfree is a fictional place but Cong, home of The Quiet Man, is for real.
Barcelona, Madrid and other Spanish locations became a whole Cirus World.
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