Monument Valley 1973 – 75
Many of John Wayne’s iconic Westerns were filmed in Monument Valley Arizona/Utah. These included “Stagecoach” (1939), “Fort Apache” (1948), “She Wore a Yellow Ribbon” (1949), “Rio Grande” (1950), and “The Searchers” (1956). We date this mug based on the Ketchum Originals stamp and of note, this is one of the mugs with a gold “striped” handle. This mug was produced in particular for a TV special John Wayne did with John Ford set in Monument Valley.
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