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John Ford in focus : essays on the filmmaker's life and work

Author: Kevin L Stoehr; Michael C Connolly
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of essays offers a comprehensive examination of his life and career. Part one provides an overview of Ford's importance in the early development of cinema. Part two focuses on Ford's personal life. Part three explores theories that explain why Ford's movies have sparked such interest, debate, and enjoyment among Hollywood film critics and the cinema community"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
John Ford in focus.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008
(OCoLC)608206226
Named Person: John Ford; John Ford; John Ford, (cinéaste américain); John Ford, Regisseur.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin L Stoehr; Michael C Connolly
ISBN: 9780786432158 0786432152
OCLC Number: 168723133
Description: x, 234 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: A tribute to John Ford / Peter Bogdanovich --
John Ford in the twenty-first century / Scott Eyman --
Ford and the romantic tradition / Charles Silver --
A bull is reared on Munjoy Hill / Michael C. Connolly --
John Ford / Maidhc P. Ó Conaola (Mike P. Connolly), translated by Kenneth E. Nilsen --
John Ford and the Feeney family of Galway and Portland / Matthew Jude Barker --
The John Ford tour / Margaret Feeney LaCombe --
John Ford's arrival in Hollywood / Dan Ford --
Reflections on the Battle of Midway : an interview with John Ford (August 17, 1943) --
We shot d-day on Omaha Beach / Peter Martin --
John Ford's use of Gaelic in The quiet man / Kenneth E. Nilsen --
"If you can call it an art--" / Tom Paulus --
Beyond the blessings of civilization / Robert C. Sickels --
John Ford's festive comedy / William C. Dowling --
The quiet man and the boxing film / Leger Grindon --
Ways of knowing / Tom Paulus --
Populist motifs in John Ford's films / Roy Grundmann --
Heroism, faith, and idealism in 7 women and other films by John Ford / Kevin L. Stoehr.
Responsibility: edited by Kevin L. Stoehr and Michael C. Connolly.
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Offers a comprehensive examination of Ford's life and career, revealing the frequent intersections between his personal life and artistic vision. This collection focuses on selected aspects of Ford's  Read more...

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