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Searching for John Ford

Joseph McBride

Searching for John Ford

by Joseph McBride

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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography,
  • Motion picture producers and directors

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoseph McBride
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.F65 M38 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination838 p., [34] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages838
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25563530M
    ISBN 101604734671, 160473468X
    ISBN 109781604734676, 9781604734683
    LC Control Number2010024514
    OCLC/WorldCa642352092

    The Searchers is a American Technicolor VistaVision Western film directed by John Ford, based on the novel by Alan Le May, set during the Texas–Indian wars, and starring John Wayne as a middle-aged Civil War veteran who spends years looking for his abducted niece (Natalie Wood), accompanied by his adoptive nephew (Jeffrey Hunter).Critic Roger Ebert Music by: Max Steiner. John Ford has 60 books on Goodreads with ratings. John Ford’s most popular book is 'Tis Pity She's a Whore.

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