Traditional folktales never were. There are some good guys. There are some bad guys. The good guys win.
Ford became a director long before that other great creator of visual beauty on the screen, Josef von Sternbergand his films constitute a parallel tradition to those of Sternberg and his followers.
Tag Gallagher's excellent book on John Ford is important. Its index traces out many subjects in Ford, and in which films they occur.
See also his web site. Please mail your comments to me at mike mikegrost. Clicking here will bring up mail. I am eager to hear what you think, and how you learned about this site. Subjects Some common characteristics of Ford films: Westerns set in Monument Valley Deliberately set small fires, as a campaign tactic Seas Beneath, Cheyenne Autumn related villain sets big fire: Hangman's House, setting fire to plane as signal: The Lost Patrol, raiders burn arsenal: Wee Willie Winkie, ranch burned: Sergeant Rutledge related signal fires and flares lit at airport: Air Mail, hero burns news story in waste basket: Rookie of the Year, Wayne's home burns: Pilgrimage, ship at end: Mary of Scotland, The Hurricane, merchant ship: They Were Expendable, small British boat evades Nazis: Roberts, boat and waterfront: The Face on the Barroom Floor, small skiff: Hangman's House, Oxford crew, boat at finale: Four Men and a Prayer, river boat and canoes: Mogambo, hero runs boat-bait-fishing business: Flashing Spikes Parades, with militaristic discipline sailors return after war: The Blue Eagle, regiment: The Black Watch, convicts welcome Tracy, missionaries in street:All of the generals and colonels captured on Bataan and Corregidor, together with some of their aids and orderlies, were interned for a comparatively short time in a prison camp at Tarlac.
I sometimes wondered what the use of any of the arts was. The best thing I could come up with was what I call the canary in the coal mine theory of the arts.
This theory says that artists are useful to society because they are so sensitive. They are super-sensitive. THE DISNEY BLOODLINE. 13 BLOODLINES OF THE ILLUMINATI.
THE SKILL OF THE SKILL.
OF LYING, THE ART OF DECEIT — PART 1 The Illuminati have refined the art of deception far beyond what the common man has imagined. In his novel, Generals Die in Bed, Charles Harrison challenges all the glorifying and romantic notions people may have about war.
Although his protagonist is not a hero, he is . Generals Die in Bed is a anti-war novella written by a Canadian author.
Based on a true story, this novella showcases the reality of being in the trenches of WW I. Based on a true story, this novella showcases the reality of being in the trenches of WW I.
In the novel Generals Die in Bed by Charles Yale Harrison, we learn that it is not only the Germans who were their biggest enemies.
They endured harsh conditions living in wet, muddy trenches with rats and lice. The soldiers were physically and mentally exhausted because they didn’t have a bed to sleep or any of the comforts of home.