14 Biographical Movies |
23 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
17 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
Commander John Ford | Jack Ford | Jack Francis | A John Ford Production | 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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Enlisted in the US Naval Reserve in 1934, commissioned as a lieutenant commander. He served on reserve and active status until 1951, when Captain John Ford was retired with the honorary rank of Rear Admiral. While on active duty during World War II he worked with the Office of Strategic Services, predecessor to the CIA. While he produced a number of documentaries and training films for the OSS, ...
Rarely used camera movements in his films, reserving them only for very specific moments. Also avoided close-ups as much as possible.
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