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Author Place, Janey Ann, 1946-

Title The Western films of John Ford / by J. A. Place
Edition First edition
Published Secaucus, N.J. : Citadel Press, [1974]


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Description 246 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents The silent westerns: Straight shooting, The iron horse, Three bad men -- Stagecoach -- Drums along the Mohawk -- My darling Clementine -- Fort Apache -- Three godfathers -- She wore a yellow ribbon -- Wagonmaster -- Rio Grande -- The searchers -- The horse soldiers -- Sergeant Rutledge -- Two rode together -- The man who shot Liberty Valance -- Cheyenne autumn
Summary Illustrated synopses and analyses of the American director's westerns, placing each in the development of his craftsmanship and assessing his use of recurrent motifs and themes, his techniques and determining vision, and his mastery of the genre
Notes This book is devoted to all the Western films made by John Ford. It is both an analysis of each film and a complete study of the way Ford made films
Subject Ford, John, 1894-1973.
Western films -- History and criticism.
LC no. 74080827
ISBN 0806504455