Ford: The Man & the Machine

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Ford: The Man & the Machine ★½ 1987

Episodic biography of ruthless auto magnate Henry Ford I from the building of his empire to his personal tragedies. The cast lacks spark and Robertson (Ford) is positively gloomy. The only one appearing to have any fun is Thomas (Ford's mistress). Based on the biography by Robert Lacey. 200m/C VHS, DVD . Cliff Robertson, Hope Lange, Heather Thomas, Michael Ironside, Chris Wiggins, R.H. Thomson; D: Allan Eastman; C: Thomas Burstyn.