Appeared in a "Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast of "Stagecoach".
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I love making pictures but I don't like talking about them.
He had a flair for languages, which took some people by surprise. Jean Renoir (a close friend), reported in his autobiography that Ford usually spoke to him in French whenever they met in Hollywood, whilst Henry Brandon, an actor of German extraction, and Jane Chang, a Chinese-American actress, separately told Ford's biographer Joseph McBride that he had directed them in German and Chinese, ...
Rarely used camera movements in his films, reserving them only for very specific moments. Also avoided close-ups as much as possible.