Monday, September 1, 2008

Michael Caine and John Wayne

I'm watching a re-run of The View, and Michael Caine is being interviewed. Joy Behar just asked him about some advice he once received from John Wayne, and that advice was, "Talk low, talk slow, don't say too much, and never wear suede shoes." Well, obviously the suede shoe comment raises a few questions. As John Wayne explained it, "Because you'll be in the restroom taking a pee, and the man next to you will recognize you. He'll turn and say, 'John Wayne?!?' and pee all over your shoes."

Hahahaha! Isn't that the truth? And aren't we lucky to be females??

So, then I had to do a little research and see where Michael Caine and John Wayne worked together...but as it turns out I don't think they did. They were just good friends, and Michael Caine visited John many times while John was hospitalized toward the end of his life.

Who knew?

3 comments:

Saddle Mountain Rider said...

I did not know that.

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Wildlife Photographer said...

I just wanted to make the comment that I think the two of them DID work together. I remember watching a TV special in 1976 about the American Bicentennial, and I swear the two of them were the hosts. Try as I might, I cannot find any evidence of this show on the web, but I am sure of it.