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Center for the Arts hosts John Wayne film series


WATERLOO (KWWL) -- This spring, the Waterloo Center for the Arts will be hosting a Film Series entitled John Wayne, the Fictionalized Cowboy Hero.  It's a five-film series devoted to one of Iowa's most beloved actors. 

The series will follow Wayne's journey as a Western film star -- a career that spanned more than 50 years. 

Teh five-film series will be held on Thursdays at 1:30 pm.  All films are free, open to the public and will be held in Law Court Theatre.  Thorn Thornsberry will lead a discussion after each film. 

The schedule is as follows:

February 5, 2009 - Stagecoach (1939)
February 19, 2009 - Red River (1948)
March 5, 2009 - The Searchers (1956)
March 19, 2009 - True Grit (1967)
April 2, 2009 - The Shootist (1976)

For more information, call (319) 291-4490 or visit

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