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Name: Types of genre subjects seen in Ford's films: Waiting scenes
ID: m41002
Language: English (en)
Summary: This dissertation demonstrates John Ford’s use of images from a wide range of sources in many of his films. In particular, it examines Ford’s use of images based on the conventions of American genre painting and the paintings of western artists Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell, particularly in his so-called “cavalry” films. No previous work has recognized this connection between film and popular culture, which is documented here using art historical methods of iconography and the study of influence.
Subject: Humanities, Social Sciences
Keywords: Adrian van Ostade, asher brown durand, David Ryckaert, Eastman Johnson, film, Flemish, Fort Apache, genre painters, George Caleb Bingham, grapes of wrath, henry fonda, John Ford, Louis Prang, mississippi river boat, Nichols B. Clark, Patricia Hills, Pieter de Hooch, Sir David Wilkie, the searchers, william sidney mount, Winslow Homer
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: William Howze (bill.howze@gmail.com)
Copyright Holders: William Howze (bill.howze@gmail.com)
Maintainers: Jared Adler (jca2@rice.edu), William Howze (bill.howze@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.1 (history)
First publication date: Jul 18, 2011 6:13 am -0500
Last revision to module: Aug 31, 2011 3:41 pm -0500

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Version: 1.1 Aug 31, 2011 3:41 pm -0500 by Jared Adler
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