Stagecoach • 10m
In this 2010 video interview, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Buzz Bissinger (“Friday Night Lights”) explains the key role that 1920s trading post operator Harry Goulding played in bringing Monument Valley to the attention of the STAGECOACH production, thereby establishing a new cinematic icon of the American West.
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Yakima Canutt on STAGECOACH
Yakima Canutt was the talent behind the amazing physical feats in STAGECOACH, and he would go on to revolutionize Hollywood’s stuntman industry. In this 2010 video piece, acclaimed stunt coordinator and stuntman Vic Armstrong (RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK) offers his thoughts on Canutt and his contrib...
Dreaming of Jeanie
This 2010 video essay by writer Tag Gallagher (“John Ford: The Man and His Films”) analyzes the visual style Ford employs in STAGECOACH, and explains how his technique allows us to both deeply empathize with and remain objective toward the film’s many characters.
Directed by John Ford • 1917 • United States
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