John Ford the Columbia films collection
    (2013, original release: 1935)



    Call Numbers:
Login to place a hold on this item
Enter your AHML username.
Enter the password that accompanies your username.


Locations Call Number Status
Movies DVD/DRAMA/JOHN Available


[Calif.] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2013]
5 videodiscs (approximately 561 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in

"Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, The Film Foundation and Turner Classic Movies partner to present this collection of five films, all fully restored and remastered ... showcasing the diversity and quality of [John] Ford's work for Columbia Pictures over the course of nearly three decades, in genres as diverse as Biopic and Romantic comedy"--Container

Whole town's talking: "A bland accountant ... is mistaken for a notorious gangster and the gangster himself ... takes advantage of the resemblance for criminal schemes"--Container

Title and credits from container

Long gray line: "The real-life story of a tough Irish immigrant whose 50-year career at West Point takes him from dishwasher to athletic instructor to non-commissioned officer, allowing him to guide generations of young officers"--Container

The long gray line, based upon 'Bringing up the brass' by Marty Maher and Nardi Reeder Campion. Gideon's day, from the novel by J. J. Marric. The last hurrah, based on the novel by Edwin O'Connor. Two rode together, based on a novel by Will Cook

Gideon's day: "A typical day in the life of Inspector George Gideon ... which has him dealing with both mundane family matters and the foiling of elaborate crimes"--Container

Gideon's day: "Released in the U.S. only in a truncated, black and white version as Gideon of Scotland Yard"--Container

Last hurrah: "A big city mayor ... rises from humble origins by building a powerful political machine, but struggles to maintain his position amidst charges of corruption leveled at him by the elite citizens whose power he has usurped"--Container

Videodisc release of five motion pictures originally released in 1935 (The whole town's talking), 1955 (The long gray line), 1958 (Gideon's day, The last hurrah), and 1961 (Two rode together)

Two rode together: "An unethical US Marshal ... is summoned to accompany an army officer ... on a mission to secure the release of two prisoners from the Comanches"--Container

Special features include publicity stills, scene stills and movie posters, an introduction by Ben Mankiewicz of The whole town's talking, and Leonard Maltin discussing in turn The whole town's talking, The long gray line, Gideon's day, The last hurrah, and Two rode together

Whole town's talking: Edward G. Robinson, Jean Arthur

Long gray line: Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Robert Francis, Donald Crisp, Ward Bond

Gideon's day: Jack Hawkins, Dianne Foster

Last hurrah: Spencer Tracy, Jeffrey Hunter, Dianne Foster, Pat O'Brien, Basil Rathbone, Donald Crisp, James Gleason

Two rode together: James Stewart, Richard Widmark, Shirley Jones, Linda Cristal, Andy Devine, John McIntire

Not rated by MPAA

DVD, NTSC, Region 1; full screen 1.37:1, full screen 1.85:1, widescreen 2.55:1

In English

Whole town is talking / Columbia Pictures presents ; story by W.R. Burnett ; screenplay by Jo Swerling and Robert Riskin ; directed by John Ford

(ca. 93 min.) --

Long gray line / Columbia Pictures presents ; screenplay by Edward Hope ; produced by Robert Arthur ; directed by John Ford

(ca. 138 min.) --

Gideon's day / Columbia Pictures presents ; screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke ; produced by Michael Killanin ; directed by John Ford

(ca. 100 min.) --

Last hurrah / Columbia Pictures presents ; screenplay by Frank Nugent ; produced and directed by John Ford

(ca. 121 min.) --

Two rode together / Columbia Pictures presents ; screenplay by Frank Nugent ; produced by Stan Shpetner ; directed by John Ford

(ca. 109 min.)

Additional Credits

Additional Titles