By Peter Bogdanovich
Combining interviews with John Ford along with his personal reflections, director Peter Bogdanovich captures either the artist and the fellow in a hugely readable, compact e-book that might please movie fanatics and Ford admirers alike. Over 100 stills are integrated, alongside wit hthe so much accomplished filmography but compiled for John Ford.
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