Company of Heroes: My Life as an Actor in the John Ford Stock Company

Company of Heroes: My Life as an Actor in the John Ford Stock Company

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biography, , biography, 2017, Culture, Biography, Nonfiction

Funny, insightful, and brutally honest. Offers an intimate look at the work of Hollywood director John Ford through the observant eyes of actor Harry Carey, Jr....

Title:Company of Heroes: My Life as an Actor in the John Ford Stock Company
Edition Language:English
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    Company of Heroes: My Life as an Actor in the John Ford Stock Company Reviews

  • Jim

    Harry Carey Jr was a familiar figure to me when I was a lad back in the fifties and sixties. He was in many of my favorite movies, always as a supporting actor, never a "star". I laid out cash for his...

  • Sean Peters

    Well as a real film buff, loving the old classics and the real films stars.Great to read about some of my favourite films stars, and some of my favourite great westerns and the talented but tough dire...

  • Jim

    When John Ford died in 1973, I cried. I loved his films: Again and again, I pop my favorite titles in the DVD and watch them, marveling at how effortlessly Ford made everything look perfect. One of th...

  • Don LaFountaine

    I really enjoyed the book. It was very much like sitting in a chair and listening to Harry Carey Jr. tell stories. There was some gossip, but basically these were stories from a character actor about ...

  • Kathy

    Harry Carey Jr or Dobe as he was called (comes from his adobe colored hair) writes this recollection of the movies he made with John Ford. It's a very revealing history of Ford and all the actors who ...

  • Michael Backus

    Wonderfully entertaining take on life making films with John Ford and John Wayne, etc. If you have any interest in Ford (and to my mind, you can't have interest in the development of film without at l...

  • Pat

    Harry Carey Jr tells a good story, and this book reads as if he's reminiscing over a few (soft) drinks. [Which he may have been, since a lot of these celebrity memoirs are dictated and then finished b...

  • Judy

    Pleasant book about many of my husband’s favorite movies and actors. Hardy Carey Jr loved John Ford and Ford kept him in films for a very long time. There are no startling revelations here about For...

  • Mauricio Dias

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  • Linda Dotson

    Great read about one of the finest and most enigmatic directors and a fascinating actor with whom he workedJohn Ford's movies need no praise or critique. They speak for themselves. It was fun getting ...