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Well He played monster the six shooter and his movies and now the memorabilia from his classic films could go for six figures at auction.
Ethan Wayne some of the film -- president of John Wayne enterprises joins us now.
On -- John Wayne memorabilia auction taking place this weekend very exciting Ethan thank you so much for joining us.
-- give us an idea of what is up for sale as anything unexpected in there.
I think -- Of the texts are materials will be very unexpected -- people don't get to see letters that He wrote to his friends like John Ford.
He communicated with the heads of state presidents world leaders and and when you read the chains of correspondents I think you'll get a a deeper and -- broader view of John Wayne is a man.
So inaudible are really unique items absolute well we just seeing a list of some of those Ethan -- -- from true -- I know is going to be extremely popular.
The Golden Globe is there any things that you are key thing that's perhaps more of a personal nature that's not up for auction.
Yes you know museums have important collections on -- -- in the family has items that are important to them.
The business don't when enterprises -- will retain a core collection for historical and reference purposes.
And now it's time to let some of these items go to the fans and we've we've cut -- a broad slice.
Through his personal property so on the one hand you have items like that Golden Globe for true grit.
And on the other hand you'll have a much that He used used for coffee and -- both the well dude so momentarily they have a different -- but emotionally they carry the same way.
To the person who who feels like connected him -- wants to have some of -- personal property do you have a profile of who the and it's and -- type of -- there is for this is it is it rich people who just think that this is.
A luxury because -- -- they can afford to buy a piece of history or is this the average mom -- that lived through John Wayne identified with I'm in.
And and he's -- you know they're kind of person in their just like take part of their savings and an investment yes.
Yeah I'm sure we'll have both but at at the previous who've done a preview in Dallas and we just finished a preview of some of the items and New York now we're coming to Los Angeles.
The majority the people who have come -- or not big collectors are people who feel a connection.
To this man in and out -- a piece for the inspiration He inspired -- the affected them emotionally in his films.
And in these TC should have you get this half from big -- -- Pervez boots it's it's like.
They're having saying buy your desk of the these are inspirational pieces and I'll go up all over the world.
And hopefully inspire people -- live their lives or get through difficult situations are just put them in a good -- so -- lot of positive energy will be going out.
-- what's most unusual item that's being auctioned off.
Than usual -- there's a bronze rattle -- that's fairly.
That's for -- -- usual.
Well I think that.
-- very quickly than what's your favorite movie that you father started.
What my it my favorites very.
And then you know I I have a warm spot in my heart for big Jake because I was in -- my brother Michael produced at my brother Patrick was an actor in it so was that our greatest it's for me.
You know on the set with the wranglers in the stuntman and my family and and friends that it was terrific and it you know what I use those -- About John Wayne -- -- If it's if it's are responsible way to represent John -- in the marketplace top how are we to do that traditionally.
Celebrities have been beaten you know licensed to two different products collectible products and -- that's terrific.
But I never felt like I was doing enough just licensing so I've really been focusing on.
Finding partnerships and collaborating with people to make sure that.
That if we do put John -- out in the market place that right also creates some products and embody more of his spirit.
You know we have about fifty licensees.
Now we're signed up about fifteen more this year.
Well certainly -- certainly felt his alleged -- -- there's no doubt about it just is.
It that it -- and it's a it's a lot of pressure to try to represent that name in the market I think you'll see things like the current dismal whiskey and urban coming out I love -- we are running out of time we wish you the very best for the auction coming up this weekend and that would -- -- -- to see how much money is raised as well Ethan -- the John Wayne enterprises president Ethan thank you very much coming up.
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