Appeared in a "Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast of "Stagecoach".
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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
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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