By Bill Levy
John Ford (1894-1973) is universally stated as one of many maximum administrators within the historical past of cinema. he's the single individual to win 4 Academy Awards for path, for The Informer (1935), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), How eco-friendly was once My Valley (1941), and The Quiet Man (1952). This reference booklet is a accomplished advisor to his profession. the amount starts with a biography that appears at Ford as somebody, a director, and a cinematic legend and impression. Ford's existence is mentioned chronologically, however the biography many times considers how his early reviews formed his artistic imaginative and prescient and makes an attempt to provide an explanation for why he was once so self-destructive and unsatisfied all through his profession. additionally, the biography conscientiously scrutinizes his tools, types, thoughts, and secrets and techniques of path. A chronology provides his achievements in tablet form.
The remainder of the e-book offers precise information regarding his many productions and in regards to the reaction to his works. the center of the quantity is a filmography, which include person entries for 184 movies with which Ford was once concerned, as both an actor, a director, a manufacturer, a author, an consultant, or an assistant. those entries comprise solid and credits details, a plot synopsis, serious observation, and excerpts from reports. The ebook additionally contains the main wide annotated bibliography on Ford ever released, with greater than a thousand entries for books, articles, dissertations, documentaries, or even 4 works of fiction pertaining to Ford. extra sections of the ebook supply information regarding his unrealized tasks; his radio, tv, and theater paintings; his awards and honors; and detailed collections and archives.
Read Online or Download John Ford: A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in the Performing Arts) PDF
Similar publishing & books books
Sometime pcs could be artists. they are going to be capable to write a laugh and unique tales, invent and play video games of unsurpassed complexity and inventiveness, inform jokes and endure writer's block. yet this stuff would require desktops which could either in achieving creative objectives and be artistic. either features are faraway from finished.
Among approximately 1350 and 1500, the English vernacular grew to become proven as a language of literary, bureaucratic, devotional and arguable writing; metropolitan artisans shaped guilds for the construction and sale of books for the 1st time; and Gutenberg's and at last Caxton's published books reached their first English shoppers.
This annotated bibliography uncovers the wealth of assets to be had to potential researchers and helps rising scholarship and inquiry into the existence and song of this Czech composer. It comprises all secondary resources on Martinu and his song, in addition to chronology of his existence and a whole record of works.
Overlaying greater than three hundred alphabet books with subject, content material region, grade point, textual content constitution, and educational price indexing, this broad source consultant contains bibliographic info and short summaries of every choice in addition to a bankruptcy dedicated to the original makes use of of alphabet books inside ELL school rooms.
- Animals are the Issue: Library Resources on Animal Issues
- How Authors' Minds Make Stories
- Contemporary Economic Ethics and Business Ethics (Ethical Economy)
- German Foreign Policy, 1918-1945: A Guide to Current Research and Resources
- Sources of Information on Atomic Energy: International Series of Monographs in Library and Information Science
- The Methods of Contemporary Thought: Translated from the German by Peter Caws
Extra resources for John Ford: A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in the Performing Arts)
John Ford: A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in the Performing Arts) by Bill Levy