Here you will find character sets from John Wayne movies listed in order the film made it on to the big screen. Associated John Wayne movie storyboard sets can be found on the JOHN WAYNE STORYBOARDS page.
All sets contain 18 cards unless stated.
Sets are £5.00 unless stated.
John Wayne came into his own in this 1939 classic as The Ringo Kid. He hitches a ride on the Tonto Stagecoach with the intent of facing down the men who killed his brother. He finds himself travelling with an array of characters all heading to Lordsburg for their own reasons. Some good and some bad. All the while they are pursued by Geronimo and his Apache war party!
Loxi (Paulette Goddard) is torn between Sailor Jack (John Wayne) and Lawyer Tolliver amid the storm ravaged Florida Keys in 1840. They are all caught up in a pirate scam involving the crooked Cutler family that ultimately ends in tragedy.
John Wayne arrives in town as Rocklin, a man hired by the now deceased rancher Red Cardell. There are plenty of people interested in talking Clara Cardell out of her inhertance and Rockin is caught in the middle of the corruption he finds. Also stars Ella Raines as Arly and Gabby Hayes as Dave.
John Wayne plays Tom Dunson who crosses the Red River with a dream to build one of the biggest herds of cattle in the country. He realises his dream but after the civil war he feels he needs to drive it north. Throughout the drive his harsh treatment leaves his men angry and finally his long time friend Matt Garth (Montgomery Clift) takes the herd away from him and a deadly chase follows.
John Wayne plays Sergeant John Stryker who has the task of making raw recruits into US Marines. His methods do not win him any friends but his men realise that he has been shaping them well for war in the Pacific. Also starring Forrest Tucker and John Agar.
John Wayne is Nathan Brittles, a US Cavalry officer just one week away from retirement. General Custer has just been killed and the Indian nations may be back on the warpath. Brittles is charged with escorting civillians to safety while having to deal with his quarrelling men.
John Wayne stars as Hondo Lane, an army scout, who finds Angie Lowe (Geraldine Page) living alone with her young son. All the while Apache war drums are getting louder and he knows he has to protect her. She does not know that it was Lane that killed her wayward husband.
Ex soldier Ethan (Wayne) returns to his family amid fears of an Indian attack. While out on patrol his brother's family is killed and his neice is taken away by Chief Scar. With the help of part Indian Martin Pawley he begins a five year search to bring her home. Also starring Jeffery Hunter and Ward Bond.
Sheriff John T. Chance (John Wayne) has to arrest and guard killer Joe Burdette. All he has to help him is a drunk, an old man and a kid while his enemies gather hoping to claim cash for breaking Joe out of jail. The story of the movie is shown on the reverse of the cards. Also starring Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson and Angie Dickinsen.
John Wayne stars as Colonel John Marlowe in this historically based movie. The civil war is going badly for the Union and Marlowe leads his cavalry troop far south into Conferderate territory hoping to destroy their supply line. All the while he is as odds with surgeon Henry kendall (William Holden) and Hannah Hunter (Constance Towers), a southern Belle who could destroy their plans at any moment!
This is a 27 card set representing the great 1960 movie The Alamo. John Wayne plays Davy Crockett in this genuine slice of American history as a group of 180 men defend the mission at The Alamo against Santa Anna's 7000 strong army. Alongside him are Jim Bowie (Richard Widmark) and Colonel Travis (Laurence Harvey) as well as a host of volunteers. This is a heroic fight to the death.
John Wayne plays gun for hire Cole Thornton who turns down a job for Bart Jason (Ed Asner) as it will mean going up against old friend Sherrif JP Hara (Mitchum).Other men are hired to do the job and Cole knows trouble is heading his way. All he has is Mississippi an enthusiastic kid, Old Indian fighter Bull and Hara who is now a drunk. All the while he carries a bullet in his back that may just finish him anyway.
John Wayne plays tough Green Beret Colonet Kirby who finds himself at odds with the American reporter Beckworth amid the Vietnam war. Kirby leads his group of volunteers and conscripts into the heart of Vietnam to re-enforce a camp under contant attack. Losses are heavy and Kirby accepts a mission to disrupt the enemy but this too, proves costly.
In a tribute to real life firefighter, Red Adair, John Wayne plays Chance Buckman, a firefighting professional who travels the world with his team putting out infernos. When he is hospitalised his estranged daughter Tish (Katherine Ross) arrives and soon falls for one of his workers, Greg Parker (Jim Hutton). His ex wife Madelyn (Vera Miles) is in tow and Chance thinks about retiring until one last job draws him back into the business.
Wayne won an Oscar for his portrayal of drunken Marshall Rooster Cogburn who joins forces with a Texas Ranger, LeBoeof (Glen Campbell) to help Mattie (Kim Darby) track down her father's killer. Despite her young age they soon realise she is more than a handful as they tackle the killer and his new found band of gunslingers!
The civil war is over and two men from the opposing sides are heading to Mexico. John Wayne plays John Henry Thomas, a Union cavalry Officer who is resigning and taking his men to round up and sell wild horses to Mexican General Maximillian. Also heading south is Colonel James Langdon (Rock Hudson), a Confederate officer who refuses to accept surrender. He feels his future and that of his men also lies south of the border. Circumstances bring them together as they face bandits, mercenaries and Juaristas along the trail.
Colonel Cord McNally (John Wayne) finds himself hunting Conferedate train robbers during the American civil war led by Pierre Cordona (Jorge Rivero). When the war is over they find themselves on the same side taking on corrupt Sherrif Tom Hendricks (Mike Henry). Also starring Christopher Mitchum and Jennifer O'Neill.
John Wayne plays Chisum, a rancher caught up in the middle of the Lincoln County war. Murphy is trying to take over the whole county by criminal means but is faced by Chisum and Billy the Kid himself. When Murphy has their friend John Tunstall killed Billy looks for revenge and Chisum is dragged into this personal feud. Also starring Forest Tucker and Ben Johnson.
This set represents the John Wayne western Cahill: US Marshal. His two boys Danny and Billy rebel against him by helping Fraser and his bank robbers. They are threatened when they have second thoughts and Cahill is at a loss to the robbers identity until he enlists the help of Chief Lightfoot. Also starring George Kennedy and Jackie Gleeson.
John Wayne crosses the Atlantic and arrives in London as Lt Brannigan trying to take known criminal Larkin back to The States. All goes well until LArkin is kidnapped but Brannigan thinks there is more to the case than meets the eye. Also stars Richard Attenborough as Lt Swann and Judy Geeson as Thatcher of Scotland Yard.
John Wayne starred in his final movie in 1976 and in a way the story reflected his life. Legendary gunfighter JB Books (Wayne) discovers that he is dying and hopes to spend his last days in peace in Carson City. Trouble soon comes calling and Books knows he can go out in a final blaze of glory if he confronts it. Also starring Lauren Bacall, James Stewart and Ron Howard.