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John Ford

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Films with an Irish theme, new episode of 'Grimm' On Tap Tonight

New Philadelphia Times Reporter
Immediately following, you can catch the acclaimed 1952 film release "The Quiet Man" starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara, and also directed by John Ford. Wayne plays an Irish-born boxer returns to his homeland to reclaim his family's farm and begins ...

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'Five Came Back': TV Review

Hollywood Reporter
The effect World War II had on Frank Capra, John Ford, John Huston, George Stevens and William Wyler was profound, changing the nature of the films they made, and this three-part, three-hour Netflix presentation is intimately in tune with its subjects ...

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John Ford: A True Film Pioneer

Irish America
John Ford was a true film pioneer. He began directing in his mid-teens. His first picture, Straight Shooting was released in 1917. He made one picture a week – a reel a week. That's a one-reeler or a Western every week. It wasn't simply a matter of ...

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100 Seconds of Greatness: Analyzing the First Scene of John Ford's The Searchers

MovieMaker Magazine
What made John Ford a great director? Let's try an experiment to help answer that question. Let's look at a one minute, 40 second clip from Ford's most acclaimed movie, The Searchers. Watch every actor: eyes, hands, how they walk and stand, facial ...

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