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The searchers / Warner Bros. Pictures and C.V. Whitney Pictures ; produced by Merian C. Cooper ; screenplay by Frank S. Nugent, from the novel by Alan LeMay ; directed by John Ford.

Ford, John, 1894-1973 (Added Author). Steiner, Max, 1888-1971 (Added Author). Nugent, Frank S. (Added Author). Wayne, John, 1907-1979 (Added Author). Hunter, Jeffrey, 1925-1969 (Added Author). Miles, Vera. (Added Author). Bond, Ward, 1903-1960 (Added Author). Wood, Natalie. (Added Author). Le May, Alan, 1899-1964 Searchers. (Added Author). Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967) (Added Author). C.V. Whitney Pictures. (Added Author). Warner Bros. Entertainment. (Added Author). John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond, Natalie Wood. (Cast).
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  • 15 of 15 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 15 total copies.

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Colfax-Perry Twp PL DVD FIC WAY (Text) 74121000084004 DVD Fiction 1st Floor Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville DVD 791.43 SEA (Text) 39230031118183 Adult Video Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch DVD.c WAYNE (Text) 78294000008965 DVD Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland DVDa SEARC (Text) 76383000365827 Movies Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland DVDa SEARC (Text) 76383000372210 Movies Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch DVD SEAR (Text) 39391005850944 DVD Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon DVD F SEA 1195 (Text) 34330512124372 AV - Movie Collection Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello DVD SEARCHERS (Text) 37743002244574 Adult Video DVD Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD WESTERN SEAR (Text) 39231031396464 Audiovisual Collection Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City DVD WESTERN (Text) 30403001909878 DVD - Western Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780790782966
  • ISBN: 1419829912 (set)
  • ISBN: 9781419829918 (set)
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: 50th Anniv. ed.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment, [2006], 1984, 1956.

Content descriptions

General Note:
DVD release of the motion picture originally produced in 1956.
Special features: featurette, "The searchers: an appreciation" ; "A turning of the earth: John Ford, John Wayne and The searchers (1998 documentary narrated by John Milius) ; introduction by John Wayne's son Patrick Wayne ; commentary by director John Ford biographer Peter Bogdanovich ; "Behind the cameras" segments from the Warner Bros. Presents TV series ; theatrical trailer.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc one. The searchers -- Disc two. Bonus features.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Photography, Winton C. Hoch ; editor, Jack Murray ; music, Max Steiner.
Participant or Performer Note:
John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond, Natalie Wood.
Summary, etc.:
A Civil War veteran spends five years on the trail of a Comanche raiding party that kidnapped his dead brother's daughters. Breathtaking scenery gives a picture of frontier families separated by miles of emptiness.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; English stereo., French mono.; Dolby Digital.
Language Note:
In English or French, with English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Indian captivities > Drama.
Frontier and pioneer life > West (U.S.) > Drama.
Indios de América del Norte > Teatro.
Vida fronteriza > Oeste (Estados Unidos) > Teatro.
Genre: Feature films.
Western films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Western > Feature.
Western films.

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