Articles about: John Ford

John Ford in his admiral’s uniform

John Ford was a director at Fox who directed films including The Grapes of WrathTobacco Road and the Best Picture-winning How Green Was My Valley. Ford also won best director for the latter film but could not accept the award in person, as he was serving the Navy as the head of the photographic unit for the Office of Strategic Services. During the war he made documentaries for them that included The Battle of MidwaySex Hygiene, and December 7th: The Movie.

One pilot documented in "The Battle of Midway"

Review: John Ford’s “The Battle of Midway,” Narrated by Donald Crisp

John Ford documents the Japanese defeat at Midway Atoll in this Technicolor short film.
Host Bob Hope at the 14th Academy Awards

“Valley” Beats “Kane;” Fontaine Wins Sister Rivalry; and More Moments From the 14th Academy...

Last night’s Academy Awards ceremony saw “How Green Was My Valley” steal the show from “Citizen Kane,” along with more upsets and surprises.
Academy Award winners Gary Cooper, Joan Fontaine, Mary Astor, and Donald Crisp

The 14th Academy Awards Winners

With five wins off of ten nominations, How Green Was My Valley swept the 14th Academy Awards ceremony, as expected, on February 26, 1942.
The stage at the 13th Academy Awards ceremony

The 14th Annual Academy Award Nominees (and Where to Watch Them)

The Academy has announced the nominees for their annual awards ceremony, to take place this year on February 26.

The Top Five Films of 1941

Editor-in-Chief Wesley Emblidge picks his five favorite films from the past year of movies.
Roddy Mcdowell and Walter Pidgeon in "How Green Was My Valley"

Review: John Ford’s “How Green Was My Valley,” Starring Donald Crisp and Walter Pidgeon

Ford's new film at Fox is based on the acclaimed 1939 Richard Llewellyn novel of the same name.

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