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.
6' (1.83 m)
Did You Know?
It's no use talking to me about art, I make pictures to pay the rent.
A young would-be director once came to him for advice, and Ford pointed out two landscape photographs in his office. One had the horizon at the top of the picture, and the other had it at the bottom of the picture. Ford said "when you know why the horizon goes at the top of the frame or the bottom of a frame, then you're a director," and threw the kid out of his office. The would-be director was
His characters are often morally grey individuals trying to survive a harsh world