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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ford, John Ford(noun)

    United States film maker (1896-1973)

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  1. John Ford

    John Ford was an Irish-American film director. He was famous for both his Westerns such as Stagecoach, The Searchers, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, and adaptations of such classic 20th-century American novels as The Grapes of Wrath. His four Academy Awards for Best Director is a record, and one of those films, How Green Was My Valley, also won Best Picture. In a career that spanned more than 50 years, Ford directed more than 140 films and he is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers of his generation. Ford's films and personality were held in high regard by his colleagues, with Orson Welles and Ingmar Bergman among those who have named him as one of the greatest directors of all time. In particular, Ford was a pioneer of location shooting and the long shot which frames his characters against a vast, harsh and rugged natural terrain.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of john ford in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of john ford in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lana Wachowski:

    There's directors like John Ford and Christopher Nolan who find a tone and stick with it throughout their careers, we're not like that. We're always looking for the range of what we see in life. That creates a tension between us and our audience because they don't know what to expect. It makes people excited, but it can also make for frustrated consumers.

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