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2 edition of index to the films of John Ford found in the catalog.

index to the films of John Ford

William Patrick Wootten

index to the films of John Ford

by William Patrick Wootten

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Published by British Film Institute in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ford, John, -- 1895-1973 -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titles"Sight and Sound".
    Statementby William Patrick Wootten.
    SeriesIndex series -- no.13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20419632M

    Red Dead Redemption 2 is a masterpiece that owes a great debt to everyone from John Ford to David Milch. MZS Always Leave 'Em Laughing: Peter Bogdanovich on Buster Keaton, superheroes, television, and the effect of time on movies. Tag Gallagher's excellent book on John Ford is important. Its index traces out many subjects in Ford, and in which films they occur. See also his web site. Please mail your comments to me at [email protected] (Clicking here will bring up mail.) I am eager to hear what you think, and how you learned about this site.

      Maine-born John Ford (born Sean Aloysius O'Fearna) originally went to Hollywood in the shadow of his older brother, Francis, an actor/writer/director who had worked on Broadway. Originally a laborer, propman's assistant, and occasional stuntman for his brother, he rose to became an assistant director and supporting actor before turning to directing in May 4, - David Kehr summed up director John Ford very well: "Ford’s questioning of his fundamental principles continued through his final feature, never abandoning the restless intellect, formal mastery and Shakespearean capacity for consuming and expressing the great and awful complexity of human emotion that made this son of an immigrant Irish saloonkeeper one of the greatest of all pins.

    Collector card (circa s) of Harry Carey, John Ford’s primary mentor and collaborator during his formative years as a director, and the star of more than twenty of Ford’s films from George O’Brien, featured in a postcard edition of a series of art prints of famous Western stars, painted by Will Williams and endorsed by Ford. Directed by: John Ford Cast: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond, Natalie Wood One of Ford's finest Westerns has Wayne as the obsessive Ethan Edwards, a man whose five-year quest to hunt down the Indians who murdered his wife and captured his young daughter has developed into a thirst for murderous revenge.


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Index to the films of John Ford by William Patrick Wootten Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a delightful book for anyone interested in John Ford. Ford's films still resonate today, and this book will enhance them beautifully. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse.

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John Ford (February 1, – Aug ) was an American film is renowned both for Westerns such as Stagecoach (), The Searchers (), and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (), as well as adaptations of classic 20th-century American novels such as The Grapes of Wrath (). His four Academy Awards for Best Director (in,and ) remain a : John Martin Feeney, February 1.

rows  John Ford (–) was an American film director whose career spanned from to. Looking for books by John M. Ford. See all books authored by John M. Ford, including The Sandman: Book of Dreams, and The Dragon Waiting, and more on John Ford: the man and his films User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Ford directed his first film inhis last in Although many of his best-known movies re-create the mythos of the Old West, he directed enduring classics in other genres.5/5(1).

Blending lively and penetrating analyses of Ford's films with an impeccably documented narrative of the historical and psychological index to the films of John Ford book in which those films were created, McBride has at long last given John Ford the biography his stature demands.

Searching for John Ford will stand as the definitive portrait of an American by: John Ford, Director: The Quiet Man. John Ford came to Hollywood following one of his brothers, an actor. Asked what brought him to Hollywood, he replied "The train".

He became one of the most respected directors in the business, in spite of being known for his westerns, which were not considered "serious" film. He won six Oscars, counting (he always did) the two that he won for his Born:   John Ford rarely threw an action set piece into his films so early in the running time but, in retrospect, it’s clear that this briskly established gunplay wasn’t intended to set the tone for the rest of the film but to get the combat out of the way quickly, establishing an early peak from which the titular trio can be gradually worn down.

This book provides an intimate and affectionate view of one of Hollywood's most admired directors. The fifty-year career of John Ford () included six Academy Awards, four New York Film Critics' Awards, and some of our most memorable films, among them The Informer (), The Grapes of Wrath (), The Quiet Man (), The Long Gray Line (), and The Wings of/5.

John Ford is, arguably, The Great American Director. When Orson Welles, who repeatedly screened Ford's Stagecoach () as a crash course in filmmaking before helming his first film, Citizen Kane (), was asked who his three favorite directors were, he answered, "John Ford, John Ford, and John Ford." Along with D.W.

Griffith and Cecil B. DeMille, the first-generation pioneers who created. John Ford’s classic filmssuch as Stagecoach, The Grapes of Wrath, How Green Was My Valley, The Quiet Man, and The Searchersearned him worldwide admiration as America’s foremost filmmaker, a director whose rich visual imagination conjured up indelible, deeply moving images of our collective past.

Joseph McBride’s Searching for John Ford surpasses all previous biographies of the. Looking for books by John Ford. See all books authored by John Ford, including Epic Battles Of The Civil War Shiloh Marvel Comics (Historical Comics Epic Battles Of The Civil War, Volume 2), and Epic Battles Of The Civil War Volume 3: Antietam (Historical Comics), and more on The s: The Decade of Major & Minor Masterpieces.

Throughout his career, Ford returned time and again to Ireland. In the 50s, he set two of his best films of the decade there: The Quiet Man () and The Rising of the Moon (). The former, set in s Ireland, sees John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara develop their most successful rapport as a pair of battling : Ryan Gumbley.

Although Ford set films in other parts of the country or world, including several in Ireland, he returned to the Western repeatedly throughout his career. These films merge a beautiful pictorial style, using the buttes and mesas almost as architectural features, with stories that frequently deal with the nature of military command.

The films of John Ford. 4, likes 1 talking about this. "Anybody can direct a picture once they know the fundamentals. Directing is not a mystery, it's not an art. The main thing about directing Followers: K. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Films by John Ford.

Pages in category "Films directed by John Ford" The following pages are in this category, out of total. This list may not reflect recent changes. * John Ford filmography; 0–9. 3 Bad Men; 3 Godfathers ( film).

Huw Morgan in John Ford’sHow Green Was My Valley() describes his Welsh village as ringing “with the sound of many voices, for singing is in my people as sight is in the eye.”Something very similar might be written about all the films of John Ford (–).

Ford is unique among directors in the Hollywood studio system in his insistence on song, both vocal and instrumental. John Wayne made a total of 19 movies for Ford (this includes numerous bit roles in silent films).

This most famous include: They Were Expendible (), Fort Apache (), She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (), The Quiet Man (), The Searchers (), The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (), and Donovan’s Reef ().

John Ford, original name John Martin Feeny, though he often claimed Sean Aloysius O’Feeney or O’Fearna, (born February 1,Cape Elizabeth, Maine, U.S.—died AugPalm Desert, California), iconic American film director, best known today for his westerns, though none of the films that won him the Academy Award for best direction— The Informer (), The Grapes of Wrath.

There are few figures in cinema history (perhaps only C.B. DeMille is a credible challenger) who have come to define the popular conception of the film director as wholly as John - Western Films of John Ford by Place, J a.

You Searched For: This book is devoted to all the Western films made by John Ford including Stagecoach, The Informer and Drums Along the Mohawk.

Features an analysis of each film as well as a complete study of Ford's techniques. Dust jacket has a bit of wear notably a couple of smended. John Ford. Even those who are not fond of John Ford concede that he’s probably the greatest director of westerns ever.

And it’s not even close. Ford made more great westerns than anybody else, even if most of his work in silent films has disappeared. He pioneered location shooting, being the first to use the dramatic landscape of Monument Valley as a setting.