We’ve made no secret of our fondness for classic Jeeps, with the Wrangler in particular earning kudos for upholding the traditions of a great American brand.

In the image we’ve chosen to share with you today, another American icon gets in on the act—the great John Wayne, shown here arriving at the Hollywood premiere of his adventure flick Hatari! in 1962.

At the 1962 premiere of Hatari! no ordinary limousine would do for the Duke

Of course, given that the movie was set in Africa, no ordinary limousine would do for the Duke.

Instead, he arrived in a custom zebra-striped Willys Jeep CJ-5 complete with leopard-print upholstery.

Talk about a wild ride…