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Ford, John 1894-1973

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The Grapes of Wrath by John Ford( Visual )

223 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 5,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The migration of the Joad family to California from their dust-bowl farm in Oklahoma during the Great Depression
The searchers by John Ford( Visual )

219 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 4,727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Civil War veteran spends five years on the trail of a Comanche raiding party that kidnapped his dead brother's daughters. Breathtaking scenery gives a picture of frontier families separated by miles of emptiness
Stagecoach by John Ford( Visual )

142 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 4,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of passengers with nothing in common is stuck inside a coach that is being attacked by bandits and Indians
The quiet man by John Ford( Visual )

122 editions published between 1952 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American prizefighter returns to Ireland in order to forget the past and live peacefully in his village birthplace. He falls in love with the hot-tempered sister of a belligerent neighbor, and trouble ensues over the payment of her dowry
The man who shot Liberty Valance by John Ford( Visual )

112 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 2,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a man who becomes a legend and an important political figure by falsely claiming he shot a ruthless gunman (Liberty Valance)
Richard Llewellyn's How green was my valley by John Ford( Visual )

108 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man looks back on his life as a boy in a small Welsh mining town. His reminiscences reveal the disintegration of his closely knit family, while capturing the sentiments and issues of their time
How the West was won by Henry Hathaway( Visual )

95 editions published between 1962 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A western adventure spanning three generations, the breadth of a wild, unsettled country, and fifty of the most excitingly turbulent years of this nation's history
John Ford's My darling Clementine by John Ford( Visual )

98 editions published between 1946 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of Wyatt Earp's days in Tombstone and the gunfight with the Clanton gang at the O.K. Corral
Mister Roberts by John Ford( Visual )

43 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during World War II. The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant captain and an impetuous, highly-respected cargo officer whose continuous efforts to get a transfer to combat duty are blocked by the captain
She wore a yellow ribbon by John Ford( Visual )

85 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a U.S. Calvary captian's last days in service on the western frontier in 1876
Rio Grande by John Ford( Visual )

154 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cavalry unit on the Mexican border in the 1880s conducts a vain campaign against marauding Indians
Fort Apache by John Ford( Visual )

137 editions published between 1948 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The soldiers at Fort Apache may disagree with the tactics of their glory-seeking new commander. But to a man, they're duty bound to obey - even when it means almost certain disaster
Young Mr. Lincoln by John Ford( Visual )

47 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this unforgettable portrait of the early life of the Great Emancipator, young Mr. Lincoln, after teaching himself law, has barely started practicing when an Independence Day celebration ends with a stabbing. Abe first stops a lynch mob from killing brothers Matt and Adam Clay, and then defends them against a seasoned prosecutor and his crafty adviser. As presented here, Lincoln is a strong but peaceful frontier democrat, his quiet, awkward, folksy demeanor the outward manifestation of a deep humility, and a wise sadness at human folly. His awareness that his attempts to reconcile opposing forces--despite the occasional temporary victory--are doomed but necessary, hint at the character that will respond to the destiny that awaits him
They Were Expendable by John Ford( Visual )

39 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in English and held by 1,222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early days of World War II, the Japanese navy pressed relentlessly into the Philippines. Two American skippers are determined to prove that their small PT boats can be shaped into an effective battle fleet against the larger Japanese cruisers
Drums along the Mohawk by John Ford( Visual )

44 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical drama that tells the story of a young frontier leader, his spirited wife, and their struggles in the backwoods of New York state
Donovan's reef by John Ford( Visual )

44 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straight-laced Bostonian comes searching for her father, a brawling ex-Navy man living on a South Pacific island
The horse soldiers by Fu te( Visual )

49 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Colonel Marlowe is in command of a motley assortment of 1200 Union volunteers whose task-- and apparent suicide mission-- is to infiltrate 300 miles of Southern territory and destroy the most strategic rail route in the Confederacy. Marlowe's life is complicated by his ferocious running feud with the company's surgeon, Major Kendall
Cheyenne autumn by John Ford( Visual )

26 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland. A true-life story
The Informer by John Ford( Visual )

53 editions published between 1935 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scene is Dublin, 1922. Gypo Nolan stumbles through a foggy Irish night, his brain pickled in whiskey and his soul tormented by shame and fear. Gypo is an informer, a turncoat who betrayed his friend to the British police for 20 pounds. Now he can't spend the money fast enough, nor can he run from his treachery fast enough as he brawls, brags, swaggers and lies his way toward his fate
3 godfathers by John Ford( Visual )

34 editions published between 1948 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Ford's Western retelling of the Biblical Three Wise Men tale remains a scenic and thematic masterpiece. Fugitive bank robbers Robert, William and Pedro stand at a desert grave. Caring for the newborn infant of the woman they just buried will ruin any chance of escape. But they won't go back on their promise to her; they won't abandon little Robert William Pedro
 
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The man who shot Liberty Valance
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Con Ford

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Feeney, John Martin

Feeney, John Martin 1894-1973

Feeney, John Martin 1895-1973

Ford, J.

Ford, Jack

Ford Jack 1894-1973

Ford, John

Ford, John 1894-1973

Ford, John 1895-1973

Ford, John réalisateur

John Ford

John Ford cineasta

John Ford réalisateur américain

John Ford regisseur

John Ford regista statunitense

John Ford reżyser amerykański

John Ford US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur

Mitry, J. John Ford 1894-1973

O' Feeney, Sean Aloysius 1894-1973

O'Fearna, Sean Aloysius.

O'Fearna Sean Aloysius 1894-1973

O'Fearna, Sean Aloysius 1895-1973

O'Feeney, Sean

O'Feeney, Sean 1894-1973

O'Feeney, Sean Aloysius.

O'Feeney Sean Aloysius 1894-1973

O'Fienne, Sean Aloysius

O'Fienne, Sean Aloysius 1894-1973

Τζον Φορντ Αμερικανός σκηνοθέτης

Джон Форд

Джон Форд американський кінорежисер, письменник, майстер вестерну, володар чотирьох «Оскарів» за найкращу режисуру

Джон Форд джон форд

Дьон Форд

Форд, Джон

Џон Форд

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جان فورد افسر، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

جون فورد

جون فورد، 1894-1973

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จอห์น ฟอร์ด

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존 포드

포드, 존 1894-1973

ジョン・フォード

フォード, ジョン

约翰·福特

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The searchersStagecoachThe quiet manThe man who shot Liberty ValanceRichard Llewellyn's How green was my valleyHow the West was wonJohn Ford's My darling ClementineMister Roberts