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The Searchers is a 1956 American Technicolor VistaVision Wester...

wikipedia - 12 Nov 2016
The Searchers is a 1956 American Technicolor VistaVision Western film directed by John Ford, based on the 1954 novel by Alan Le May, set during the Texas–Indian Wars, and starring John Wayne as a middle-aged Civil War veteran who spends years looking for his abducted niece (Natalie Wood), accompanied by his adoptive nephew (Jeffrey Hunter). Critic Roger Ebert found Wayne's character, Ethan Edwards, "one of the most compelling characters Ford and Wayne ever created".
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Narrating Racism

Armenian Weekly - 16 Nov 2018
The film, a cinematic adaptation of a book written two years earlier by an American author of Western classics, Alan Le May, is well-known for its depiction of white racism toward Native Americans, and was used as a proxy during the civil rights ...
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Column: Roundup of great western movies

Cody Enterprise - 24 Oct 2018
Nelson offered some intriguing opinions, not the least of which was his suggestion “The Searchers,” starring John Wayne, was the best movie ever made, not merely the best western. ...
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Excitement builds for 'Escape' premiere

Plattsburgh Press Republican - 15 Nov 2018
It also brought out the best in people, who organized meals and dry clothes for the searchers and performed other small services to ease their efforts. HUMAN EXPERIENCE. Matt was at last shot and killed in the Town of Duane; Sweat was shot and captured ...
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This is Love documentary makes Colorado premiere

The Mountain -Ear - 17 Nov 2018
At 6:30 p.m. on Friday, October 19, the documentary This is Love was set to make its US debut at the Tall Grass International Film Festival in Wichita, Kansas. The 1922 built ...
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Tell us what Texas movie you want to see

Houston Chronicle - 02 Nov 2018
For the past several months, the Houston Chronicle and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston have been co-presenting our Top Texas Films series, which was born from the Chronicle's list of the Greatest Texas Films, released in June. The series is slated to end ...
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John Wayne lecture highlights fall festival at Farmington Museum

Farmington Daily Times - 09 Nov 2018
The legendary Western film star died nearly 40 years ago but remains a formidable presence in American life, serving as the embodiment of masculine individualism. Farmington Museum curator Jeffrey Richardson, who has delivered presentations on a wide ...
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Why Red Dead Redemption is the greatest Western ever made

Polygon - 23 Oct 2018
It's one of the biggest rock formations in Monument Valley, aka John Ford's backyard used in iconic Westerns like The Searchers and Stagecoach, aka Bone County from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, aka the spot in the desert where Forrest Gump stops ...
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'The Searchers': THR's 1956 Review

Hollywood Reporter - 13 Mar 2018
On March 13, 1956, reviews for director John Ford's 110-minute Western epic, The Searchers, began arriving from industry press. The Hollywood ...

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