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Joseph Mcbride - Searching for John Ford - 9780571225002 - 9780571225002
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Searching for John Ford

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Description for Searching for John Ford Paperback. Num Pages: 848 pages, Illustrations, facsims., ports. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; APFB; BGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 127 x 45. Weight in Grams: 548.
'Joseph Mcbride's book has the sweep, passion, complexity and tragic grandeur of a great John Ford film - it should be compulsory reading.' Martin Scorsese John Ford's many classic movies - among them Stagecoach, The Grapes of Wrath, The Quiet Man, The Searchers, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance - earned him worldwide praise and renown. Now Joseph McBride presents us with the definitive account of the man's myriad complexities and contradictions, tracing Ford's life from his modest beginnings as 'Bull' Feeney, the nearsighted football-playing son of Irish immigrants in Maine, to his recognition, after a ... Read more

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Faber & Faber
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London, United Kingdom
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About Joseph Mcbride
Joseph McBride is a film historian and associate professor in the Cinema department at San Francisco State University. His many books include Searching for John Ford, Frank Capra: The Catastrophe of Success, Steven Spielberg: A Biography, Hawks on Hawks, Whatever Happened to Orson Welles?: A Portrait of an Independent Career, as well as the critical ... Read more

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