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Searching for John Ford

Author: Joseph McBride
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Ford's classic films--such as Stagecoach, The Grapes of Wrath, How Green Was My Valley, The Quiet Man, and The Searchers --have earned him worldwide admiration as America's foremost filmmaker, a director whose rich visual imagination conjures up indelible, deeply moving images of our collective past. Joseph McBride's Searching for John Ford, described as definitive by both the New York Times and the Irish  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
McBride, Joseph, 1947-
Searching for John Ford.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2011
(DLC) 2010024514
(OCoLC)642352092
Named Person: John Ford; John Ford
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph McBride
ISBN: 9781604734683 160473468X
OCLC Number: 721946460
Notes: Originally published: New York : St Martin's Griffin, 1999.
Description: 1 online resource (838 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Contents; Introduction: My Search for John Ford; CHAPTER ONE: '"Tisn't the castle that makes the king"; CHAPTER TWO: A faraway fella; CHAPTER THREE: "A dollar for a bloody nose"; CHAPTER FOUR: "A job of work"; CHAPTER FIVE: Directed; CHAPTER SIX: "Without a harbor, man is lost"; CHAPTER SEVEN: Sean and Kate; CHAPTER EIGHT: "No place for an Auteur"; CHAPTER NINE: Natani Nez; CHAPTER TEN: "Yes--this really happened"; CHAPTER ELEVEN: "I am a director of Westerns"; CHAPTER TWELVE: "Go searchin' way out there"; CHAPTER THIRTEEN: "There's no future in America"; Sources; Filmogmphy.
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Encompassing and illuminating John Ford's myriad complexities and contradictions, the author traces the trajectory of Ford's life from his beginnings as "Bull" Feeney, the nearsighted,  Read more...

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"Joseph McBride's book has the sweep, passion, complexity, and tragic grandeur of a great John Ford film."--Martin Scorsese "McBride has produced a fine, long-needed biography of a pivotal American Read more...

 
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