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She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) was a Western - War Film directed by John Ford and produced by John Ford, Merian C. Cooper and Lowell J. Farrell.

Academy Awards 1949 --- Ceremony Number 22 (source: AMPAS)

Best CinematographyWinton HochWon

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Review: She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 5, 2019 From 4 Star Films

“Never apologize, it’s a sign of weakness.” ~ John Wayne as Nathan Brittles Instigated by one of the cataclysmic massacres of the West, Custer’s Last Stand, the word is sent by telegraph and pony express all across the country. Simultaneously, members of numerous tribes inclu... Read full article

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon

By Amanda Garrett on Dec 10, 2016 From Old Hollywood Films

Today, I'm reviewing the Western, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949), starring John Wayne as a retiring cavalry officer. This article is part of The John Wayne Blogathon hosted by The Midnite Drive-In and Hamlette's Soliloquy. By 1949, John Wayne was one of old Hollywood's biggest moneymakers, bu... Read full article

Warner Archive: John Ford's She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949) on Blu-ray

By KC on Aug 31, 2016 From Classic Movies

I don't tend to gravitate towards westerns, but I'm always game for John Ford's take on the genre. In films like She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949), now available on Blu-ray from Warner Archive, he invests the grit and grime of the open country with a kind of poetry that gives the rough and tumble life... Read full article


By Dan Day Jr. on Jun 21, 2016 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

The Warner Archive Collection has just released John Ford's SHE WORE A YELLOW RIBBON on Blu-ray. This is a film that I'm sure most movie buffs already own on DVD, or at least a film they have seen several times. For this Blu-ray Warners had a new interpositive made from three different negatives of ... Read full article

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949)

By Beatrice on May 29, 2015 From Flickers in Time

She Wore a Yellow Ribbon Directed by John Ford Written by Frank S. Nugent and Laurence Stallings from a story by James Warner Bellah 1949/USA Argosy Pictures Repeat viewing/Netflix rental This lacks the gravitas of the two earlier entries in Ford’s Cavalry Trilogy – My Darling Cleme... Read full article

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As the regiment's blacksmith, named "Wagner", is seen at work, we can hear the orchestra playing the "Nibelung"-motif from Richard Wagner's famous opera, "Siegfried". In the opera the motif is connected with the forging of Siegfried's sword.
The medal Capt. Brittles is wearing during the final troop review is the GAR medal worn by Civil War veterans.
Based on the paintings and illustrations of Frederic Remington, the artist renowned for his nostalgic packaging of the bygone "real" West for an urban public.
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