Favorite things about… How Green Was My Valley (1941)

The favorite film: How Green Was My Valley, a 1941 drama directed by John Ford, from the novel by Richard Llewellyn The synopsis: A Welsh coal mining family, the Morgans, face the ups and downs of life through the strength of their close-knit bond. The cast: Donald Crisp as Mr. Morgan Sara Allgood as Mrs. … More Favorite things about… How Green Was My Valley (1941)

Wagon Master (1950)

Travis Blue (Ben Johnson) and Sandy Owens (Harry Carey, Jr.) are horse traders who have been hired on as wagon masters by a group of Mormon settlers headed to a valley on the banks of the San Juan river in Utah. Traveling through rough, unfamiliar and unsettled territory comes with more than its share of … More Wagon Master (1950)