The Searchers


If you were to ask a hundred people for their list of the greatest motion pictures of all time, it  would be a pretty scrawny selection that didn’t include John Ford’s The Searchers.  Although released in 1956 and possibly eligible for Social Security benefits by now, The Searchers remains one of the Ford’s finest.  Featuring an unbelievably solid cast, including John Wayne, Ward Bond, Natalie Wood, Vera Miles and Jeffrey Hunter, The Searchers traces an ominous arc of vengeance and retribution through the then wild and unsettled west.

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