John Wayne’s personal items auctioned offSeptember 8th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The personal items of John Wayne will be made available to the public during an auction. The actor’s youngest son told reporters that public exhibitions of the personal items will be held in Dallas and New York ahead of the auction.
The auction will be conducted by the Heritage Auctions in Dallas from the 3rd to the 6th of October. The Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles will be the venue for the event.
Several items, including photographs and personal items will be on sale during the auction. The Golden Globe award which was picked by the actor for his role in the movie “True Grit” is among the things which will be auctioned off.
Ethan Wayne has been the head of John Wayne Enterprises in Newport Beach since 2003 and he is youngest son of the movie legend. He spoke about why the personal items of his father are being auctioned off. He told reporters that, “He would always take care of the fans no matter how busy he got… I would say to him, ‘Dad, why do we have to talk to this guy?’ He’d say, ‘Son, because these are the people who allow me to do what I do.’”
Pre-auction exhibition of the personal items will take place on the 16th to 18th of September in Dallas and on the 23rd to 26th in New York.
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