John Ford: A Biography

John Ford A Biography His films are part of the collective memory and imagination of millions throughout the world Who can forget the experience of seeing The Grapes of Wrath or The Informer The legend of Western now imit

  • Title: John Ford: A Biography
  • Author: Andrew Sinclair
  • ISBN: 9780930621001
  • Page: 118
  • Format: Paperback
  • His films are part of the collective memory and imagination of millions throughout the world Who can forget the experience of seeing The Grapes of Wrath or The Informer The legend of Western, now imitated in films made all over the world, was invented by John Ford He was director Eistein most admired.

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    1. Andrew Sinclair was born in Oxford in 1935 and was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge After earning a Ph.D in American History from Cambridge, he pursued an academic career in the United States and England His first two novels, written while he was still at Cambridge, were both published in 1959 The Breaking of Bumbo based on his own experience in the Coldstream Guards, and later adapted for a 1970 film written and directed by Sinclair and My Friend Judas Other early novels included The Project 1960 , The Hallelujah Bum 1963 , and The Raker 1964 The latter, also available from Valancourt, is a clever mix of Gothic fantasy and macabre comedy and was inspired by Sinclair s relationship with Derek Lindsay, the pseudonymous author of the acclaimed novel The Rack 1958 Sinclair s best known novel, Gog 1967 , a highly imaginative, picaresque account of the adventures of a seven foot tall man who washes ashore on the Scottish coast, naked and suffering from amnesia, has been named one of the top 100 modern fantasy novels As the first in the Albion Triptych , it was followed by Magog 1972 and King Ludd 1988.Sinclair s varied and prolific career has also included work in film and a large output of nonfiction As a director, he is best known for Under Milk Wood 1972 , adapted from a Dylan Thomas play and starring Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor Sinclair s nonfiction includes works on American history including The Better Half The Emancipation of the American Woman, which won the 1967 Somerset Maugham Award , books on Dylan Thomas, Jack London, Che Guevara, and Francis Bacon, and, recently, works on the Knights Templar and the Freemasons.Sinclair was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1972 He lives in London.

    2. The career of John Ford parallels a lot of the developments in the Motion Picture Industry. Andrew Sinclair manages to not only show how Ford developed within the Industry, but he provides a unique glimpse into how Ford planned and executed his productions. This is all framed against the backdrop of his family, and their early struggles. It give a good glimpse into how Ford's unique sensibilities and characterizations were developed in his films. On the surface, Ford seemed to be a man of a simp [...]

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