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  • Senator John N Ford
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    April 19, 2001 -- Tennessee State University has renamed the Heim an Street Residential Complex the Harold E. Ford Sr. and John N. Ford Residential Complex. The Ford brothers were joined by other family members for ceremonies help April 18 on the grounds of the complex. ' It is wonderful to see so many senators here today; we can hold a budget meeting right now,' Harold Ford said, as he pointed out dignitaries in the audience. They included Lieutenant Governor John Wilder, Deputy Governor Wendel...
  • Result Of Ford's Changes The Quiet Man
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    The Quiet Man represents one example of how a director changes the work of an author when creating a movie for the general public. The Quiet Man, developed into a full-length movie directed by John Ford in 1952, followed the story written by Maurice Walsh in the 40's. Changing the story line, Ford created a movie that the public would want to see. Decades ago, film studios employed actors and directors to make movies for their studios. So movies produced by a studio often included the same actor...
  • One Illusion A Coetzee Novel
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    Portrait of the artist as a callow youth Youth JM Coetzee 169 pp, Seeker Disgrace, JM Coetzee's last novel, set a contemporary benchmark in good fiction. Quite apart from winning him a second Booker, it had an icy brilliance that showed up the work of other novelists, peers and young pretenders alike. By comparison many of us seem at best technically defective, at worst expressive of literary "values" he might consider pure philistinism. Although the excuse was given of a prior engagement, the a...
  • Stunts Assistant Director Filmography 1
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    John Ford Dorothy R. Dona hoo English 2145 Dr. Klink 04/03/99 John Ford was an American motion-picture director. Winner of four Academy Awards, and is known as one of America's great film directors. He began his career in the film industry around 1913. According to Ellis, Ford's style is evident in both the themes he is drawn toward and the visual treatment of those themes, in his direction of the camera and in what's in front of it. Although he began his career in the silent film area and conti...
  • Women Play In Ford's Films
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    Ford was known as a 'mans' director that made films for a basically male audience. However his films still contained some talented and exceptional female characters. In this essay, I will discuss the role of women in a selection of John Ford films (namely The Quiet Man, The Grapes of Wrath, Seven Women and Young Mr Lincoln). I will also discuss how John Ford reached his opinion of women, who influenced him, the women that he approves of most in his films and what role they play in his films. For...
  • Mastery Of Ford Films
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    This week I watched Young Mr. Lincoln (Ford 1939). After watching this much neglected John Ford classic, I realize why Eisenstein commented in 1945, "Of all American films made up to now [Young Mr. Lincoln] is the film I would wish, most of all, to have made (Kauffman n 24)". Henry Fonda looks like I'd picture young Honest Abe looking myself. Most importantly though, Fonda portrays Lincoln in a way that draws the viewer in. Ford could " ve made a movie about Lincoln the President, the man who le...

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