The Iron Horse 1924
By John Ford
Silent film with live piano accompaniment: The Sunday matinee film feature is The Iron Horse (1924), directed by John Ford and starring George O’Brien, which commemorates the building of the Transcontinental Railroad (1863-1869).
For John Ford's 6 Oscars, including Academy Award for directing the Grapes of Wrath, see http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000406/awards
See also: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000406/bio
(John Ford biography) http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000406/maindetails
(John Ford's films) http://www.laborfest.net/2013/2013Films.htm#f5 http://www.laborfest.net/2013/2013schedule.htm