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Portland, Maine: Director John Ford Statue

The man known for his Hollywood Westerns was born far from Hollywood. Bronze has him seated in a director's chair, surrounded by stone monuments describing his best movies.

2 Pleasant St., Portland, ME
Downtown, at the V corner of Pleasant and York Sts.
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Director John Ford statue.

Director John Ford Statue

Neat tribute to a director of western movies.

[Brooke Chesson-Riedel, 09/28/2016]
Better late than never: Portland honors hometown Hollywood hero

John Ford, director of such AMC cable staples as "The Grapes of Wrath," and "Mister Roberts," has finally been honored by his home town of Portland, ME.


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