John Ford … revisited …

24 Jan
“For a director there are commercial rules that it is necessary to obey. In our profession, an artistic failure is nothing; a commercial failure is a sentence. The secret is to make films that please the public and also allow the director to reveal his personality.”  – John Ford

John Ford stagecoachJohn Ford

John Ford 2

John Ford at John Ford's Point - Monument Valley

John Ford at John Ford’s Point – Monument Valley


3 Responses to “John Ford … revisited …”

  1. Marilyn Armstrong January 24, 2014 at 10:31 pm #

    Garry’s favorite … and as it turns out, mind too. It took me years to realize most of my favorite movies were all made by John Ford.

    • jcalberta January 25, 2014 at 12:04 am #

      Looks like I forgot to title that post. I always screw something up. I didn’t like my original post on Ford – thot I would try to improve it.

      • jcalberta January 25, 2014 at 9:34 am #

        Hmmmmm … still a bit ‘sketchy’. Better flesh out that Bio.

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