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Friday 16 January 2015

Famous Pipe Smokers

Today's famous pipe smoker was famous for smoking a pipe, and for wearing goofy hats.

Oh, and he also invented John Wayne.  Or at least, John Wayne's career.

Yes, we're talking about director John Ford, who for a very long time indeed defined the genre of the western film.  He did Stagecoach, My Darling Clementine, The Searchers, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, and many more.

So many of the things we consider standard elements of the wild west movie were pretty much invented by this guy.  And he was a pipe smoker, too.


Currently Smoking: Ashton Old Church Rhodesian + Rattray's Marlin Flake

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