John Wayne Still Captures Headlines

The Big TrailThe legendary John Wayne continues to grab the attention of media as the Exploring the Big Trail exhibition showcases stereoscopic photographs from his first leading role. Check out the most recent media coverage to learn about the 1930 motion picture The Big Trail and the role Westerns played in shaping the mythology of the West.

Exploring the Big Trail
Oklahoma Magazine
April 24, 2018

Behind-the-scenes photos of ‘The Big Trail” starring John Wayne show depth and detail in Gilcrease exhibit
Tulsa World
April 29, 2018

“The Big Trail”
Good Day Tulsa
May 2, 2018

Above: Love Interest Scene with Marguerite Churchill and John Wayne, The Big Trail, detail
Jackson Hole, Wyoming, July 1930, TL2016.18.8