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The American West of John Ford (1971)

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TV Movie | 52 min | Documentary, Biography, Western

The Western films of iconic director John Ford are fondly remembered by stars James Stewart, Henry Fonda, and John Wayne, with whom he shoots a scene in Monument Valley.
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Writers
David H. Vowell | Dan Ford (format) (as Daniel Sargent Ford)
Producers
Tom Egan | Dan Ford (as Daniel Sargent Ford) | Britt Lomond
Cinematographer
Robert E. Collins (as Bob Collins)
Editor
Keith Olson (as Keith M. Olson)
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Updated Dec 5, 1971

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Dec 5, 1971 (United States)

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John Wayne
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Andy Devine
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Olive Carey
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Jeffrey Hunter
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John Qualen
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Pedro Armendáriz
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George Bancroft
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Ward Bond
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Henry Brandon
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Yakima Canutt
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Thomas Mitchell
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6.9 / 10 | 214 votes