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Films with: Ford, John

3 godfathers
Fugitive bank robbers care for the newborn of the woman they just buried, knowing it ruins any chance of escape. Director John Ford's western retelling of the Bibilical Three Wise Men tale remains a scenic and thematic masterpiece.
DVD 4614
America's darkest day Pearl Harbor /
"Pearl Harbor : America's darkest day" (2001) goes through various points in question regarding the December 7th, 1941 attack, such as: why were American troops caught completely off-guard?, and did President Roosevelt know the attack was coming? Also, shows actual Japanese footage of the events leading up to the brutal attack. "December 7th" (1943) is Hollywood's reconstruction of the events at Pearl Harbor on the day of the Japanese attack. Historically, the film is accurate in every detail. "Kamikaze" (1961) documents through Allied and Japanese newsreel film, the war in the Pacific from the attack on Pearl Harbor to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Includes more Japanese footage from their home front. "Kill That Zero" includes actual cockpit dogfight footage, Japanese footage of aviators in training and the Zero under construction.
DVD 1605
Cheyenne autumn
Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland. A true-life story.
DVD 5632
Donovan's reef
A straight-laced Bostonian comes searching for her father, a brawling ex-Navy man living on a South Pacific island.
DVD 1680
Eugene O'Neill The long voyage home
The merchant ship Glencairn rolls and shivers in the black North Atlantic. On board, her anxious crewmen search the sky for German planes and hope they'll survive The Long Voyage Home.
DVD 4620
Fort Apache
In the old west, a military martinet has trouble with his family as well as the Indians.
DVD 4618
Grapes of wrath
The migration of the Joad family to California from their dust-bowl farm in Oklahoma during the Great Depression.
DVD 4374
Horse soldiers
Colonel Marlowe is in command of a motley assortment of 1200 Union volunteers whose task-- and apparent suicide mission-- is to infiltrate 300 miles of Southern territory and destroy the most strategic rail route in the Confederacy. Marlowe's life is complicated by his ferocious running feud with the company's surgeon, Major Kendall.
DVD 1609
How the West was won
A western adventure spanning three generations, the breadth of a wild, unsettled country, and fifty of the most excitingly turbulent years of this nation's history.
DVD 251
Informer
The scene is Dublin, 1922. Gypo Nolan stumbles through a foggy Irish night, his brain pickled in whiskey and his soul tormented by shame and fear. Gypo is an informer, a turncoat who betrayed his friend to the British police for 20 pounds. Now he can't spend the money fast enough, nor can he run from his treachery fast enough as he brawls, brags, swaggers and lies his way toward his fate.
DVD 5648
Last hurrah
Frank Skeffington, the political boss of a New England town, fights his last campaign. This flavorful melodrama is based on Edwin O'Connor's novel of politics, loosely patterned after the life of Boston's Mayor Curley.
DVD 1716
Long gray line
Newly arrived in America, Maher's first job was as a waiter at West Point. Clumsy and boisterous, he quickly broke so much of the military academy's china that he was forced to join the Army to repay his debts. But once in, the rough-and-ready Dubliner served his adopted nation with rare dedication, establishing himself as an inspriational coach at West Point. Spanning 50 years and two world wars, the film shows Maher at his best, molding and motivating the young men who wold beome America's heroes and presidents.
DVD 1882
Lost patrol
A terse drama about British cavalryman lost in the Mesopotamian desert during World War I. They are pursued constantly by Arab sharpshooters. When the leader of the patrol is killed, McLaglen takes charge of the eleven ragged survivors. This film established John Ford's reputation as a director internationally.
DVD 5651
Man who shot Liberty Valance
The story of a man who becomes a legend and an important political figure by falsely claiming he shot a ruthless gunman (Liberty Valance).
DVD 1678
Mary of Scotland
Historical drama about the ill-fated Mary, Queen of Scots, and her cousin Elizabeth, Queen of England.
DVD 5649
Mister Roberts
A comedy-drama about life aboard a Navy cargo ship in Pacific waters during World War II. The monotonous non-combat duty of a fun-loving crew is enlivened by a feud between the petty, intolerant captain and an impetuous, highly-respected cargo officer whose continuous efforts to get a transfer to combat duty are blocked by the captain.
DVD 306
My darling Clementine
A melodrama which tells of the adventures of Wyatt Earp as marshall of Tombstone, Ariz., and friend, Doc Holliday. The shoot-out at the O.K. Corral leads to the defeat of the Clanton gang.
DVD 85
Quiet man
An American prizefighter returns to Ireland in order to forget the past and live peacefully in his village birthplace. He falls in love with the hot-tempered sister of a belligerent neighbor, and trouble ensues over the payment of her dowry.
DVD 851
Richard Llewellyn's How green was my valley
A man looks back on his life as a boy in a small Welsh mining town. His reminiscences reveal the disintegration of his closely knit family while capturing the sentiments and issues of their time.
DVD 250
Rio Grande
A Cavalry unit on the Mexican border in the 1880s conducts a campaign against marauding Indians.
DVD 793
Searchers
Wayne plays ex-Confederate soldier Ethan Edwards, an Indian-hater who believes more in bullets than words. He's out to find his young niece, who's been taken captive by the renegade Comanches who massacred her family.
DVD 2100
Searchers
A Confederate war veteran tracks down the Indians who killed his brother and sister-in-law and carried off their daughter.
DVD 4622
Sergeant Rutledge
An African-American "buffalo soldier" is accused of rape and murder, but is successfully defended by a white officer during his trial in 1881.
DVD 5650
Seven women
The story opens in a mission in China during 1935. Anne Bancroft is the tough, realistic doctor who locks horns with the domineering head of the mission, Margaret Leighton, a woman of strict moral values. Then their world is shattered by invading bandits and gallantry, courage and sacrifice -traits common to all Ford films- rise to the surface.
DVD 11171
She wore a yellow ribbon
The story of a U.S. Calvary captain's last days in service on the western frontier in 1876.
DVD 1679
Stagecoach
Nine desparate travelers are thrust together on a stagecoach destined for Apache territory.
DVD 31
Stagecoach
A group of passengers with nothing in common are stuck inside a coach that is being attacked by bandits and Indians.
DVD 4623
They were expendable
In the early days of World War II, the Japanese navy pressed relentlessly into the Philippines. Two American skippers are determined to prove that their small PT boats can be shaped into an effective battle fleet against the larger Japanese cruisers.
DVD 637
Wings of eagles
Commander Frank 'Spig' Wead was a pioneer aviator, renowned screenwriter, and a man of war. The skies beckoned Spig to action; a crippling injury ultimately left him powerless to act, propelling him to discover the power of his pen. He was talented, driven, flawed, and a friend of John Ford.
DVD 4619
WWII, the ultimate collection 30 films.
A collection of documentaries on World War II.
DVD 1044
Young Mr. Lincoln
Classic biographical telling of the life of Abraham Lincoln, from his youth to his death.
DVD 4699