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Author Matheson, Sue.

Title The westerns and war films of John Ford / Sue Matheson.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    791.4302 MAT    Available
Description xxi, 339 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- A career man -- Early days in the Hollywood west: from Straight shooting to The iron horse -- The heroic West: from Three bad men to Drums along the Mohawk -- Not for self but for country: from Salute to Submarine patrol -- In the navy: The Battle of Midway -- War stories: They were expendable -- Critiquing combat culture: Fort Apache -- Keeping the faith: She wore a yellow ribbon -- The war at home: Rio Grande -- Veterans' affairs: The searchers -- A house divided: The horse soldiers -- The nature of one's service: Sergeant Rutledge -- Deconstructing the legend: The man who shot Liberty Valance -- Questions of just conduct: Cheyenne Autumn -- Aftermath.
Subject Ford, John, 1894-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Western films -- United States -- History and criticism.
War films -- United States -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9781442261051 (hardback ; alk. paper)
1442261056 (hardback ; alk. paper)

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