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1 Interview |
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Commander John Ford | Jack Ford | Jack Francis | Rear Admiral John Ford USNVR Ret. | John Ford Captain U.S.N.R. | Lt. Cmdr. John Ford U.S.N.R.
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It is easier to get an actor to be a cowboy than to get a cowboy to be an actor.
Often cast his older brother Francis Ford
in very small and uncredited parts in his films. He followed out Francis to Hollywood and Francis was a silent era director-actor who helped John establish a career. Allegedly, the employment of Francis was for sadistic purposes, since John seemed to enjoy giving him demeaningly small parts and yelling at him in front of the cast and crew.
If a doomed character plays poker, the last hand he plays before going to his death will be the "death hand" (two aces, one of them the ace of spades, and two 8s; so-called because Wild Bill Hickok held this hand when he was murdered). The hand will be shown in close-up.