John Ford timeline

  • 8th Academy Awards

    The 8th Academy Awards were held on March 5, 1936 at the Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, California. They were hosted by Frank Capra. This was the... Read more

  • "The Grapes Of Wrath" Is Released

    The Grapes of Wrath (1940) is an American drama film directed by Academy Award Winner Best Director, John Ford. It was based on the Pulitzer Prize... Read more

  • "The Long Voyage Home" Is Released

    The Long Voyage Home (1940) is an American drama film and directed by John Ford. It features John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter, Barry... Read more

  • 13th Academy Awards

    The 1940 Academy Award Winners Picture: Rebecca Actor: James Stewart (The Philadelphia Story) Actress: Ginger Rogers (Kitty Foyle) Supporting... Read more

  • "How Green Was My Valley" Is Released

    How Green Was My Valley is a 1941 American drama film directed by John Ford. The film was produced by Darryl F. Zanuck, written by Philip Dunne,... Read more

  • 14th Academy Awards

    The 14th Academy Awards may be most infamous, in retrospect, as the year in which Citizen Kane (consistently regarded as one of the greatest films... Read more

  • "My Darling Clementine" Is Released

    My Darling Clementine (1946) is a western film, directed by John Ford, and based on the story of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral between the Earp... Read more

  • "The Fugitive" Is Released

    The Fugitive is a 1947 American-Mexican drama film starring Henry Fonda and directed by John Ford, based on the novel The Power and the Glory by... Read more

  • "She Wore A Yellow Ribbon" Is Released

    She Wore a Yellow Ribbon is a 1949 western film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne. The film was the second of Ford's trilogy of films... Read more

  • "The Quiet Man" Is Released

    The Quiet Man is a 1952 American romantic drama film directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Victor McLaglen and Barry... Read more

  • 25th Academy Awards

    The 25th Academy Awards honoring the best movies of 1952, were held on March 19, 1953, from the RKO Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, California and... Read more

  • "Mister Roberts" Is Released

    Mister Roberts is a 1955 comedy-drama film directed by John Ford and starring Henry Fonda as Mister Roberts. Based on the 1946 novel and 1948... Read more

  • "The Searchers" Is Released

    The Searchers is a 1956 epic Western film directed by John Ford, based on the 1954 novel by Alan Le May. It is the story of Ethan Edwards, a... Read more