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Hollywood Legend and Adventurer

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TheArchive has pulled out another gem, The Remarkable Life of John Weld.

It's quite a beautiful true story narrated by the incomparablePeter Coyote who plays John Weld in voiceover. Peter has done amazing voiceover work prior to this for many Ken Burns films and if you have not listened to it, don Miguel Ruiz' The Four Agreements. Brilliant stuff.
With gorgeous recreations, original footage, and docu-style interviews with friends, family, and colleagues The Remarkable Life of John Weld takes you through the journey of a man never deterred by challenge.

Fueled by his unwavering positive spirit, John was propelled into adventures with some of the most influential figures of the early 20th Century.
Love of his life Gigi Parrish who after marrying John, changed her name to Katy Weld
During the Golden Age of Hollywood, John worked his way up through the ranks from extra to respected stuntman, doubling some of the most prominent stars of the silent era like John Barrymore, Tom Mix and Bu…