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The prisoner of Shark Island

John Ford (director), Nunnally Johnson (author of screenplay)
Title
The prisoner of Shark Island
Director
John Ford 1894-1973
Author of screenplay
Nunnally Johnson
Language
English
Publisher
Place of publishing unknown: Eureka Video, 2006
1 dvd-video : zw/w. + boekje (28 p.)
Recording date
1936
Playing time
93 min.
Note
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Engels voor slechthorenden
EAN
5060000402025

Availability in Flemish libraries

About John Ford

John Martin Feeney (February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973), known professionally as John Ford, was an American film director and naval officer. He is renowned both for Westerns such as Stagecoach (1939), The Searchers (1956), and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) and adaptations of classic 20th century American novels such as The Grapes of Wrath (1940). He was the recipient of six Academy Awards including a record four wins for Best Director.

In a career of more than 50 years, Ford directed more than 140 films (although most of his silent films are now lost) and he is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers of his generation. Ford's work was held in high regard by his colleagues, with Akira Kurosawa, Orson Welles and Ingmar Bergman among those who named him one of the greatest directors of all time.

Ford made frequent use of location shooting and wide shots, in …Read more on Wikipedia

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