John Ford Rarities from the MoMA Archive

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The Brat. 1931. USA. Directed by John Ford. Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox

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Among the many unique nitrate prints rescued by MoMA from the Twentieth Century Fox studios in the 1970s were several major works by Fox’s most prominent director, John Ford. This virtual program highlights two recent restorations: The Brat, a pointed social comedy from 1931, and Pilgrimage, a devastating antiwar drama first released in 1933, neither of which are currently available on cable or home video.

Organized by Dave Kehr, Curator, Department of Film.

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