The John Ford Encyclopedia (eBook)
de Sue Matheson
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The winner of four Academy Awards for directing, John Ford is considered by many to be America’s greatest native-born director. Ford helmed some of the most memorable films in American cinema, includingThe Grapes of Wrath,How Green Was My Valley, andThe Quiet Man, as well as such iconic westerns asStagecoach,My Darling Clementine,She Wore a Yellow Ribbon,The Searchers, andThe Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.
InThe John Ford Encyclopedia, Sue Matheson provides readers with detailed information about the acclaimed director’s films from the silent era to the 1960s. In more than 400 entries, this volume covers not only the films Ford directed and produced but also the studios for which he worked; his preferred shooting sites; his World War II documentaries; and the men and women with whom he collaborated, including actors, screenwriters, technicians, and stuntmen. Eleven newly discovered members of the John Ford Stock Company are also included.
Encompassing the entire range of the director’s career—from his start in early cinema to his frequent work with national treasure John Wayne—this is a comprehensive overview of one of the most highly regarded filmmakers in history.The John Ford Encyclopedia will be of interest to professors, students, and the many fans of the director’s work.