The Searchers (1956)

The Searchers (1956)
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Ethan Edwards, an embittered veteran, returns to Texas after the Civil War and discovers that Comanche Indians have killed his family and kidnapped his niece. Along with Martin Pawley, who was adopted by the Edwardses after his own parents were killed by Comanches years earlier, Ethan sets out to find his niece, Debbie. The movie's title...

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Starring

John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond, Natalie Wood

Production Details

  • MPAA Rating:
    (PG)
  • Run Time:
    1 hr. 59 min.
  • Format(s):
    2D

Synopsis

Ethan Edwards, an embittered veteran, returns to Texas after the Civil War and discovers that Comanche Indians have killed his family and kidnapped his niece. Along with Martin Pawley, who was adopted by the Edwardses after his own parents were killed by Comanches years earlier, Ethan sets out to find his niece, Debbie. The movie's title refers to the duo's five year search for the young woman, and their struggle to rescue her once she is adopted by the tribe and married to Chief Scar.

Production Details

  • Run Time
    1 hr. 59 min.
  • In Theaters
    Tuesday, March 13, 1956-Limited
  • MPAA Rating
    (PG)
  • Genre
    Western
  • Producer(s)
    C.V. Whitney
  • Director(s)
    John Ford
  • Writer(s)
    Alan Le May, Frank S. Nugent
  • Studio
    Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Format(s)
    2D

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