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Becoming John Ford

Author: Nick RedmanJamie WillettJulie KirgoWalter HillRon SheltonAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]
Series: Ford at Fox collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Becoming John Ford takes a look at the enduring impression Ford made on film and filmmaking. Focuses primarily on his years at Fox, his relationship with Darryl F. Zanuck, and the effect the second World War had on both men & their filmmaking.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Short films
Biographical films
Biography
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Biographical
Documentary
Named Person: John Ford; Darryl Francis Zanuck; John Ford; Darryl Francis Zanuck
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Redman; Jamie Willett; Julie Kirgo; Walter Hill; Ron Shelton; Joseph McBride; Rudy Behlmer; Janet Bergstrom; Lem Dobbs; Peter Fonda; Tom Mankiewicz; Boston Road Productions.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.; United States. Navy.; United States. War Department.; United States. Office of Strategic Services.
OCLC Number: 183406002
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in English SDH, Spanish, and French; closed-captioned.
Notes: "Tracing the career of the director who defined American cinema"--Container.
Special features: WWII documentary short subjects (The battle of Midway, December 7th, Torpedo squadron 8) directed by John Ford; interactive pressbooks; vintage programs; Ford on Fox archives.
Credits: Director of photography, Bengt Jan Jonsson ; editor, Vince Stancarone.
Performer(s): Voices: Walter Hill (Ford) and Ron Shelton (Zanuck).
Joseph McBride, Rudy Behlmer, Janet Bergstrom, Jean-Christophe Jeauffre, Lem Dobbs, Peter Fonda, Tom Mankiewicz.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1:33.1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., dual-layer, NTSC.
Contents: Becoming John Ford (93 min. ; 2007) --
The battle of Midway / United States Navy (ca. 18 min. ; sd., col. ; 1942) --
The battle of Midway additional footage (ca. 7 min.) --
December 7th / United States War Dept.; United States Navy (ca. 34 min. ; sd., b & w ; 1943) --
Torpedo squadron 8 / United States Office of Strategic Services (ca. 7 min. ; sd., col. ; 1942).
Series Title: Ford at Fox collection.
Other Titles: Battle of Midway.
December 7th.
Torpedo squadron 8.
Torpedo squadron.
Responsibility: a Nick Redman/Jamie Willett production ; directed by Nick Redman ; written by Julie Kirgo ; produced by Nick Redman and Jamie Willett ; Boston Road Productions ; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

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Becoming John Ford takes a look at the enduring impression Ford made on film and filmmaking. Focuses primarily on his years at Fox, his relationship with Darryl F. Zanuck, and the effect the second World War had on both men & their filmmaking.

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