Appeared (as "Bill Post") in "This Man's Town" on Broadway (1930). Drama. Written by Willard Robertson
(who also appeared). Directed by Lester Lonergan
. Ritz Theatre: 10 Mar 1930-Mar 1930 (closing date unknown/8 performances). Cast: Betty Brenska, John Burkell, Paul Byron, Eduardo Ciannelli
(as "Antonio Fantana"), Constance
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5' 11" (1.8 m)
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John Ford, the old master, is the orderly type. Working for him is like being part of a ballet. He hardly ever moves the camera, but composes his shots like a master painter, a Rembrandt or Degas. The actor becomes part of the scene. Ford lets the action swirl past his lens. But the reality of his seamen, miners, dust-bowlers, horse soldiers, or Wesrern heroes, when he is at his best, is a ...
Politically he was extremely right-wing, so much so that he was termed "a near-fascist", mainly because of his strong support of Generalissimo Francisco Franco
during the Spanish Civil War.