Filmmaker John Ford in front of his mantelpiece where his Best Director Oscar for either The Informer (1935) or The Grapes of Wrath (1940) can be seen.
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HOLLYWOOD, February 27, 1942 — FORD HAS ANOTHER OSCAR FOR THE MANTELPIECE –
John Ford, motion picture director, has another Oscar to add to his mantel. He won the 1941 Directorial Statuette Award here last night for his work with “How Green Was My Valley” but wasn’t present to accept the Oscar. He’s a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy now.
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Official wire photo from post-Oscars when he won for “How Green Was My Valley.”
Tags: Academy Awards: 1942, Decade: 1940s, Film: How Green Was My Valley (1941), People: John Ford, Publicity Still, Year: 1942