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John Ford : a bio-bibliography

Author: Bill Levy
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
Series: Bio-bibliographies in the performing arts, no. 78.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Ford (1894-1973) is universally acknowledged as one of the greatest directors in the history of cinema. He is the only person to win four Academy Awards for Direction, for The Informer (1935), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), How Green Was My Valley (1941), and The Quiet Man (1952). This reference book is a comprehensive guide to his career. The volume begins with a biography that looks at Ford as a person, a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Bibliography
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Levy, Bill, 1945-
John Ford.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998
(DLC) 98036558
(OCoLC)39556261
Named Person: John Ford; John Ford; John Ford; John Ford, Regisseur.
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Levy
ISBN: 9780313387821 0313387826
OCLC Number: 615629078
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 352 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgments; Biography; Chronology; Filmography; Radio, Television, Theater Credits; Unrealized Projects; Photo-essay follows page; Bibliography; Collections, Archival and Special Sources; Awards and Honors; Index.
Series Title: Bio-bibliographies in the performing arts, no. 78.
Responsibility: Bill Levy.

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John Ford (1894-1973) is universally acknowledged as one of the greatest directors in the history of cinema. He is the only person to win four Academy Awards for Direction, for The Informer (1935), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), How Green Was My Valley (1941), and The Quiet Man (1952). This reference book is a comprehensive guide to his career. The volume begins with a biography that looks at Ford as a person, a director, and a cinematic legend and influence. Ford's life is discussed chronologically, but the biography repeatedly considers how his early experiences shaped his creative vision and a.

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