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Sue Matheson

The Westerns and War Films of John Ford

Rowman and Littlefield 2016

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While John Ford made films of more general subjects, he is best known for his movies that illustrated the American West and life during...

While John Ford made films of more general subjects, he is best known for his movies that illustrated the American West and life during wartime. In her book, The Westerns and War Films of John Ford, Sue Matheson examines what was so special about his works, as well as how his films represented Ford’s view of America.