Tourists walk next to the newly renovated 'Sloppy Joe's' bar in Havana, on April 11, 2013.'Sloppy' was one of the most famous places in the pre-revolutionary Cuba. The bar was inaugurated in 1920 and closed its doors in the 70's. US celebrites like actors as John Wayne, Errol Flynn and Clark Gable used to visit the place during its golden years.
And I said, 'The only Academy Award John Wayne ever won was for Rooster Cogburn in True Grit and that's because it took advantage of everything about John Wayne but it allowed him to funnel that into a real character.'
I was from De Queen and he was from Delight, so it was almost like we were neighbors, and then we became friends after I made it in country music. He was a hero to us as I grew up, and I must have seen the original True Grit about 500 times because he was in it, along with John Wayne, of course.More quotes »
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