John Ford winning the Oscar® for Directing "The Quiet Man"
James Stewart on what it was like to work with John Ford
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John Ford Accepts the First AFI Life Achievement Award in 1973
John Ford was an American film director. He is renowned both for Westerns such as Stagecoach (1939), The Searchers (1956), and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), as well as adaptations of classic 20th-century American novels such as the film The Grapes of Wrath (1940). His four Academy Awards for Best Director remain a record. One of the films for which he won the award, How Green Was My Valley, also won Best Picture.