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John Ford

Film Director (1-Feb-1894 — 31-Aug-1973)


Ronald L. Davis. John Ford: Hollywood's Old Master. Norman, OK and London: University of Oklahoma Press. 1995. 383pp.

Dan Ford. Pappy: The Life of John Ford. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1979.

Tag Gallagher. John Ford: The Man and His Films. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. 1986.

Charles Maland. American Visions: The Films of Chaplin, Ford, Capra, and Welles, 1936-1941. New York: Arno Press. 1977.

Andrew Sinclair. John Ford: A Biography. New York: Dial Press. 1979.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.489)

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.388)

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.234)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.228)

  10. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.241)

  11. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.529)

  12. Webster's American Biographies (p.355)

  13. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.209)

  14. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.115)

  15. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.199)

  16. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.155)

  17. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.304-06)

  18. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.295-97)

  19. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.172-76)

  20. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.182)

  21. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, pp.133-35)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.337)

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