The Searchers


When a group of Comanches attack the Edwards' Texan ranch they kill the older members of the family and kidnap Debbie and the teenager Lucy - later raping and murdering the older girl. Ethan Edwards begins a five-year search for his niece.

Books on The Searchers
Arthur M. Eckstein and Peter Lehman (Editors)
The Searchers, Essays and Reflections on John Ford's Classic Western
, 2004

Michael F. Blake
Code of Honor, The Making of Three Great American Westerns
, 2003

Edward Buscombe
The Searchers
London, 2000
Books with substantial mentioning of The Searchers
John White and Sabine Haenni (eds.)
Fifty Key American Films
London and New York, 2009

Jürgen Müller (ed.)
Movies of the 50s
Köln, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Paris, Tokyo, 2005

Fred Landesman
The John Wayne Filmography
Jefferson, North Carolina, and London, 2004

Elizabeth Bronfen
Home in Hollywood, The imaginary geography of cinema
New York, 2004

Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast (eds.)
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, 1. Films
Detroit/New York/San Francisco/London/Boston/Woodbridge, CT, 2000

William Darby
John Ford's Westerns, A Thematic Analysis, with a Filmography
Jefferson, NC, 1996

Mark Ricci, Boris Zmijewsky, Steve Zmijewsky
The Complete Films of John Wayne
New York, NY, 1995

Danny Peary
Alternate Oscars, One Critic's Defiant Choices for Best Picture, Actor, and Actress - From 1927 to the Present
New York, 1993

Danny Peary
Cult Movies, The Classics, the Sleepers, the Weird, and the Wonderful
New York, 1989

Tag Gallagher
John Ford: The Man and His Films
Berkeley-Los Angeles-London, 1986

Peter Biskind
Seeing Is Believing, How Hollywood Taught Us to Stop Worrying and Love the Fifties
New York, 1983

Douglas Brode
The Films of the Fifties
Secaucus, NJ, 1976

J.A. Place
The Western Films of John Ford
Secaucus, N.J., 1974
Articles on The Searchers
Kieron Corless, The Searchers, in: Sight & Sound, nr. 9 (September), 2012 pp. 47
Graham Fuller, The Searchers, in: Sight & Sound, nr. 11 (November), 2012 pp. 128
Articles with substantial mentioning of The Searchers
Annemone Ligensa, "Sympathy for the Devil", Das Konzept der Indentifikation in der psychoanalytischen Filmtheorie, in: Thomas Ballhausen/Günter Krenn/Lydia Marinelli (Hg.), Psyche im Kino, Wien, 2006
Author:Kieron Corless
Title:The Searchers
in:
Magazine:Sight & Sound
Nr.:9
Year:2012
Pp:47
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Searchers (1956)
Author:Graham Fuller
Title:The Searchers
in:
Magazine:Sight & Sound
Nr.:11
Year:2012
Pp:128
Illustrations:  yes
Related film: The Searchers (1956)
Author:Annemone Ligensa
Title:"Sympathy for the Devil", Das Konzept der Indentifikation in der psychoanalytischen Filmtheorie
in:Thomas Ballhausen/Günter Krenn/Lydia Marinelli (Hg.), Psyche im Kino, Wien, 2006
Pp:199-223
Illustrations:  yes



The Searchers
United States 1956

Directed by

Cast
Olive Carey
Henry Brandon
Ken Curtis
Hank Worden
Walter Coy
Pippa Scott
Patrick Wayne
Terry Wilson
Jack Pennick

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Year:1956
Running time:119 minutes
Country:United States
Language:English
Navajo
Spanish

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