Audie Murphy

The license is haunting to see. Thank you for sharing it, I can understand why you were hesitant to include it in your post but I am glad that you did.

50 Westerns From The 50s.

No Name On The Bullet (1959) gets my vote as Audie Murphy’s best picture. I first became aware of this one back in the early 90s, I think, when Joe Dante mentioned it in an interview. Thanks, Joe!

Reading up on Murphy a bit last night, I came across a 1961 interview that appeared in TV Guide:

“I’m not an actor. I don’t even like actors. By that I mean I have nothing in common with them. They’re dedicated souls with just one driving goal in life, and I’m not. I don’t malign them – I just don’t spend any time with them.”

Another one (I found it in Last Of The Cowboy Heroes):

“I’m here in [Hollywood] because it’s where I have something to do. But I don’t do it well.”

Also came across this, the charred remains of his drivers license. It was on him in…

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