The Searchers Movie Review 1956

Information and Film Reviews for The Searchers the Movie

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The classic Ford western, starring John Wayne as a hard-hearted frontiersman who spends years doggedly pursuing his niece, who was kidnapped by Indians. A simple western structure supports Ford's most moving, mysterious, complex film. Many feel this is the best western of all time.

Distribution

Time-Life Video and Television, 1450 Palmyra Ave., Richmond, VA 23227-4420, Phone: (804)266-6330, Toll-free: 800-950-7887, Fax: (757)427-7905

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 119 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Westerns, Missing Persons, Rescue Missions, Aunts & Uncles, Nieces & Nephews, Director/Star Teams: Ford & Wayne, Texas, Family Reunions, 4 Bones
Screenplay
Frank Nugent
Cast
John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Natalie Wood, Ward Bond, John Qualen, Harry Carey, Olive Carey, Antonio Moreno, Henry (Kleinbach) Brandon, Hank Worden, Lana Wood, Dorothy Jordan, Patrick Wayne
Cinematography
Winton C. Hoch
Director
John Ford
Music
Max Steiner
Producer
Warner Bros.

Awards

AFI 1998: Top 100, Natl. Film Reg. 1989.

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