John Ford died on the 31st August 1973 already acclaimed as one of the great creative geniuses of cinema.
Richard Nixon considered him the best director of all-time.
His first box office smash was The Iron Horse released in 1924.
The micromovie above uses footage from this film to ponder important truths about what men need to be for their sons.
And, therefore, for our culture.
Geoff Fox, 31 August, 2020, Down Under.