Ford At Fox

If you have a passion for cinema then this is a must own. Owning this John Ford film collection is like owning your own little piece of film history. Director John Ford made many films, but these 21 are half of what he did for Fox during his just over 30 years there.

The Iron Horse (1924)

A Western that is presented in two formats – its American release and British edition. This epic was a breakthrough film for the then young director. It was the largest grossing film of its day. Told the story of the building of the Union Pacific Railroad.

Three Bad Men (1926)

Three outlaws of the Wild West who try to protect a young girl after her mother is killed. A silent Western

The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

Won a Best Director Oscar for Ford. The Joads are mistreated as they move from their repossessed farm to California.

How Green Was My Valley (1941)

How the lush lands of Wales become strip-mined and ugly after a time. Won a Best Director Oscar for Ford.

Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)

The fictionalized younger years of Abe Lincoln (played by Henry Fonda).

Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)

Before the Revolutionary War farmer Warner (played by Henry Fonda) brings his new bride Magdelena to the Mohawk Valley. Their farm is burnt down by the Indians so they move in with friends. Martin decides to join the Army to fight the Indians.

My Darling Clementine (1946)

The story of Wyatt Earp (played by Henry Fonda).

Just Pals (1920)

A small town boy (played by Buck Jones) comes to the defense of a homeless boy.

Becoming John Ford

A documentary about the man and the genius.

Doctor Bull (1936)

Dr. Bull (played by Will Rogers) lives in a small town and is causing a ruckus due to the fact that he is having an affair with a widow (played by Vera Allen).

Judge Priest (1934)

An eccentric judge who leads a strange life when not in court.

Steamboat Round the Bend (1935)

About a steam boat driver (played by Will Rogers) who carries his passengers up and down the Mississippi River, charging them admission to see the wax figures he is carrying. He plans to use the money he makes to hire a lawyer for his nephew who has been charged with a serious crime.

The Prisoner of Shark Island (1936)

Dr. Samuel Mudd (played by Warner Baxter) unwittingly sets the leg of Abraham Lincoln's assassinator, John Wilkes Booth.

Pilgrimage (1933)

Set in the rural South, Hannah (played by Henrietta Crosman), a mother worried that her son is in love with the wrong type of girl, sends him off to war to fight in France. The son is killed in combat. Hannah tries to go on with her life and forgive herself.

Fours Sons (1928)

During World War I three German brothers enlist in the German army while the fourth leaves for America.

Hangman's House (1928)

Set in Ireland this was John Wayne's screen debut.

Up the River (1930)

Two cons make their escape during a theatrical production in order to go help Steve (played by Humphrey Bogart).

Born Reckless (1930)

A gangster is sentenced to fight in the war.

Seas Beneath (1931)

A World War II naval adventure.

The World Moves On (1934)

A family saga that covers the period from the Reconstruction to the Depression.

Wee Willie Winkie (1937)

The young Priscilla Williams (played by Shirley Temple) goes to live with her grandfather.

Four Men and a Prayer (1938)

Set on the Indian frontier, four British brothers try to clear their late father's name.

When Willie Comes Marching Home (1950)

A musical about Willie (played by Dan Dailey) who joins the war effort wanting to be a hero but his efforts are frustrated.

What Price Glory (1952)

A remake of the Raoul Walsh classic silent film. An anti-war film made over into a comedy.

Special Features: WWII Documentary Short Subjects Directed by John Ford, Interactive Pressbooks, Vintage Programs, Ford at Fox Archives, Theatrical Trailers, Still Galleries, Restoration Comparisons, Advertising Galleries, Lobby Cards

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