- This film was originally rated M by the MPAA. However it was changed to G just before the film's release.
- The only film in which 'Wayne, John' ever won an Oscar.
- It was John Wayne, not a stuntman, who actually rode the horse that jumped the four-rail fence at the end of True Grit, much to the dismay of film director Henry Hathaway.
- John Wayne had met singer Karen Carpenter on a college show he hosted prior to the shooting of this movie. Wayne was so impressed he wanted Carpenter cast in the role of Mattie Ross.
- 'John Wayne' reportedly chased costar Dennis Hopper around Paramount with a loaded gun. Hopper had to hide in 'Glen Campbell' 's dressing room until Wayne cooled down.
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