John Ford

John Ford, (1894-1973 is June’s Director of the month. Ford is considered a quintessential American director and is famous for his westerns and his adaptations of literary works. His pioneering work with location shooting and long shots influenced countless other directors. He is considered by many to be one of the greatest directors in cinema history. Ford won 4 Best Director Academy Awards, a feat so far unmatched.
DVDs and Videos
1931 Arrowsmith VHS PN1997 .A77 1992
1939 Stagecoach DVD PN1997 .S7338 1997
1948 Fort Apache DVD PN1997 .F675 2007
1946 My Darling Clementine DVD PN1997 .M889 2004
1956 The Searchers DVD PN1997 .S3197 2006
1965 Young Cassidy DVD PN1997 .Y663 2005
Books (selected)
John Ford Fine Arts PN1998.3.F65 S68 2002
Searching for John Ford: a life Fine Arts PN1998.3.F65 M38 2001
John Ford: interviews Fine Arts PN1998.3.F65 A5 2001
John Ford made westerns : filming the legend in the sound era Fine Arts PN1998.3.F65 J65 2001
The Searchers Fine Arts PN1997.S43 B873 2000
Print the legend : the life and times of John Ford Fine Arts PN1998.3.F65 E96 1999
Company of heroes : my life as an actor in the John Ford stock company Fine Arts PN2287.C266 A3 1996
John Ford’s westerns : a thematic analysis, with a filmography Fine Arts PN1998.3.F65 D37 1996
The non-Western films of John Ford Fine Arts Oversize PN1998.A3 F615