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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

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1956 Production Date:  [VistaVision]
The C. V. Whitney Picture
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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  • 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>

  • she's his daughter not his niece!

    john 2015-08-19

    Watch the movie with that in mind and you will see many details of the relationship between he and his brother and his brothers wife. It explains the... MORE>

  • Wayne shines!

    RedRain 2015-07-01

    My favorite John Wayne film is "Tie a Yellow Ribbon" and it was his as well, as his acting in that film covers so many emotions and he is simply... MORE>