(born Francis Feeney, August 14, 1881 – September 5, 1953) was a prolific film actor, writer, and director. He was the mentor and elder brother of film director John Ford. He also appeared in many of John Ford's movies, including Young Mr. Lincoln and The Quiet Man.
29.12.2013 [guardian] - …Wojciech Kilar, a Polish pianist and composer of classical music and scores for many films, including Roman Polanski's Oscar-winning The Pianist and FrancisFord Coppola's Bram Stoker's Dracula, died on Sunday. He was 81.Kilar wrote music … Polish pianist composed scores for films including Roman Polanski's The Pianist and FrancisFord Coppola's Dracula…
09.01.2012 [Sabotage Times] - Directors from yesteryear, such as FrancisFord Coppola, Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorcese, rather than being put out to pasture are still able to produce their own passion pieces, which although aren't as vital or biting as their previous work
07.01.2012 [Mirror.co.uk] - Susan Sarandon, Colin Farrell, Michael Schumacher, FrancisFord Coppola... you get the drift. Cascais itself is a nice town with cobbled, pedestrianised streets lined with shops, bars and restaurants and eye-catching tiled street signs.
06.01.2012 [Financial Times] - The song's potency was not lost on FrancisFord Coppola, who used it to accompany the napalm bombing sequence in Apocalypse Now in one of cinema's greatest-ever opening sequences. It was The Doors' greatest moment: they had arrived in the right place
20.12.2011 [The Drinks Business] - The first US winemaker to offer wine in cans was film director FrancisFord Coppola, who started selling sparkling wine Sophia Blanc de Blancs (named after his daughter), in hot pink 187ml cans in 2004. For more on wine packaging innovations see the