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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

1949

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  • Ford’s images, rarely so consciously impressionistic, are equal parts Remington and Van Gogh, all florid tones and operatic shades. That the film is able to parlay its somewhat leaden voiceover narration into a deeply moving meditation on masculinity and professional pride speaks not only to Ford’s masterfully imagistic storytelling but also to the natural rapport of the actors—many of whom, including Wayne in a disarmingly emotional performance, were never better.