The Searchers

He had to find her... he had to find her...

The Searchers (1956)

Western

As a Civil War veteran spends years searching for a young niece captured by Indians, his motivation becomes increasingly questionable.

Director: John Ford
Writer: Frank S. Nugent

Release Date: 1956-03-13
Status: Released
Run time: 119 min / 1:59
Budget: $3,750,000
Production Companies : C.V. Whitney Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures
Production Country: United States of America

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John Wayne
Ethan Edwards
Jeffrey Hunter
Martin Pawley
Vera Miles
Laurie Jorgensen
Natalie Wood
Debbie Edwards (older)
Ward Bond
Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton
John Qualen
Lars Jorgensen
Olive Carey
Mrs. Jorgensen
Henry Brandon
Chief Cicatrice (Scar)
Ken Curtis
Charlie McCorry
Harry Carey, Jr.
Brad Jorgensen
Antonio Moreno
Emilio Gabriel Fernandez y Figueroa
Hank Worden
Mose Harper
Beulah Archuletta
Wild Goose Flying in the Night Sky (Look)
Walter Coy
Aaron Edwards
Dorothy Jordan
Martha Edwards
Pippa Scott
Lucy Edwards
Patrick Wayne
Lt. Greenhill
Lana Wood
Debbie Edwards (younger)
Mae Marsh
Dark Cloaked Woman at Fort Guarding Deranged Woman (uncredited)
Ruth Clifford
Deranged Woman at Fort (uncredited)

Crew

Directing John Ford Director
Writing Alan Le May Novel
Writing Frank S. Nugent Screenplay
Production C.V. Whitney Producer
Production Merian C. Cooper Executive Producer
Production Patrick Ford Producer
Sound Max Steiner Original Music Composer
Camera Winton C. Hoch Director of Photography
Editing Jack Murray Editor
Art James Basevi Art Direction
Art Frank Hotaling Art Direction
Art Victor A. Gangelin Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Charles Arrico Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Web Overlander Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Fae M. Smith Hairdresser
Costume & Make-Up Jack Obringer Makeup Artist
Sound Hugh McDowell Jr. Sound Designer
Sound Howard Wilson Sound Designer

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