John Wayne...Definitely would have been on my list. Just to belly up to the bar and have a pint and shoot the bull for an hour or so would have been enough! One of our sons middle name is Wayne....Here's to your memory, John! Maureen O'Hara "The Quiet Man". 1952.
John Wayne dukes it out with Victor McLaglen in The Quiet Man. The Quiet Man, one of John Ford's many iconic movies, explored the desire to return to Ireland and attempt to fit in with an insular society. It made a huge star of Maureen O’Hara and further cemented John Wayne’s stature. It also put Ireland on the map as a film making destination.