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John Ford's westerns : a thematic analysis, with a filmography

Author: William Darby
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Ford's early ""Westerns"" reflect an optimistic view of society and individual capacity. His thematic evolution was evident in other films, but was best shown in ""Westerns"". This title  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Darby, William, 1942-
John Ford's westerns.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1996
(OCoLC)604344606
Named Person: John Ford; John Ford; John Ford; John Ford; John Ford, Regisseur.; Ford, John <1894-1973> - Critique et interprétation.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Darby
ISBN: 0786400803 9780786400805 0786429542 9780786429547
OCLC Number: 34078911
Description: ix, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Ford and the Filming of the West --
2. Straight Shooting, The Iron Horse, and Three Bad Men --
3. Thematic and Narrative Continuities: Drums Along the Mohawk and How the West Was Won --
4. The Horse Soldiers --
5. Ford's Western Literary Sources and Their Adaptations --
6. Fort Apache and Rio Grande --
7. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon and Sergeant Rutledge --
8. My Darling Clementine and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance --
9. Wagonmaster and Two Rode Together --
10. Three Godfathers and The Searchers --
11. Stagecoach and Cheyenne Autumn --
Filmography: Ford's Westerns.
Responsibility: by William Darby.

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