John Ford, 1894 – 1973

10 foot bronze statue of John Ford in dowtown Portland, Maine. By New York artist George Kelly, the staue shows Ford in his director's chair, holding a pipe and wearing a wide-brim hat.

10 foot bronze statue of John Ford in dowtown Portland, Maine. Artist: George Kelly. Winter shot

  • Known For: Filmmaker, Academy Award winner
  • Maine Connection: Born in Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Resources

Selected Books

  • Searching for John Ford: a Life by Joseph McBride, c2001.
  • John Ford: Interviews Gerald Peary, ed., c2001.
  • Print the Legend: the Life and Times of John Ford by Scott Eyman, c. 1999.

Selected Films

  • The Informer, 1935.
  • Stagecoach, 1939.
  • The Grapes of Wrath, 1940.
  • How Green was my Valley, 1941.
  • The Quiet Man, 1952.

Selected Websites