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The Searchers

The Searchers(1956)

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Brief Synopsis

An Indian-hating Civil War veteran tracks down the tribe that slaughtered his family and kidnapped his niece.

Cast & Crew

John Ford Director
John Wayne Ethan Edwards
Jeffrey Hunter Martin Pawley
Vera Miles Laurie Jorgensen
Ward Bond Capt. Rev. Samuel Johnson Clayton
Natalie Wood Debbie Edwards
John Qualen Lars Jorgensen
Olive Carey Mrs. Jorgensen
Henry Brandon Chief Scar
Ken Curtis Charlie McCorry
Harry Carey Jr. Brad Jorgensen
Antonio Moreno Emilio Figueroa
Hank Worden Mose Harper
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1956 Production Date:  [VistaVision]
The C. V. Whitney Picture
AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  C. V. Whitney Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  119 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,681    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • The Searchers

    Will 2016-07-15

    Reply to Steve. I agree John Wayne should have won an Oscar for the Searchers Also The Shootist, Sands Of Iwo Jima, The Alamo, for director and the list... MORE>

  • The Searchers

    Michael Whitty 2016-06-21

    One of the western greats as John Wayne goes in search of his niece who was taken by Indians. Director John Ford and John Wayne hooked up on many westerns... MORE>

  • yep, somethings going on with his brothers wife.

    john 2015-08-20

    Watched it again tonight. Every moment that Martha [his brother Aarons wife] is on with Ethan they have sparks. From the moment he rides in and she backs... MORE>