14 Biographical Movies |
23 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
16 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Commander John Ford | Jack Ford | 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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[about the CinemaScope anamorphic aspect ratio] I hated it. You've never seen a painter use that kind of composition - even the great murals, it still wasn't this huge tennis court. Your eyes pop back and forth, and it's very difficult to get a close-up.
Had a great dislike of foul language and would often assault anyone who spoke that way in front of a woman.
Rarely used camera movements in his films, reserving them only for very specific moments. Also avoided close-ups as much as possible.