John Wayne's Tribute to America

John Wayne's Tribute to America

Director:  Cast: John Wayne


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Originally aired on NBC under the title Swing Out, Sweet Land, this 1970 television special features movie legend John Wayne as the host of a flag waving journey through American history. Join Wayne as he takes an involving trip into history with a little help from the likes of Jack Benny, Lorne Greene, Dean Martin, and Michael Landon. Dan Rowan and Dick Martin make a special appearance as the Wright Brothers, Dennis Weaver and Celeste Holm portray the parents of Abraham Lincoln, and Phyllis Diller makes a bid for the presidency as a 19th century candidate. Special musical guests Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell, and Roy Clark all drop in to sing a patriotic tune, and with additional appearances by William Shatner, Lucille Ball, Bing Crosby, and Red Skelton this is one show that the entire family can enjoy.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/31/2007
UPC: 0030306783796
Original Release: 1970
Source: Mpi Home Video
Region Code: 0
Time: 1:20:00
Sales rank: 35,306

Special Features

Original sponsor commercials with John Wayne & Ed McMahon; John Wayne on What's My Line?

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Wayne Host/Narrator

Technical Credits

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- John Wayne's Tribute to America
1. Sponsors and Players [2:06]
2. "This is a Great Country" [5:46]
3. Patriotic Laughter [10:56]
4. Declaration of Independence [4:52]
5. Founding Fathers [6:39]
6. Westward Micgration [7:59]
7. Banjo On My Knee [7:53]
8. Work'n On the Railroad [8:43]
9. On the Wagon [7:48]
10. Lady Liberty [8:50]
11. "God Bless America" [7:45]

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