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Title The searchers [videorecording] / 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.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    SEA    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Montrose Library DVD.
Edition 50th anniversary ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; English stereo., French mono.; Dolby Digital.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue, optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Cast John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond, Natalie Wood.
Credits Photography, Winton C. Hoch ; editor, Jack Murray ; music, Max Steiner.
Note DVD release of the motion picture originally produced in 1956.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary 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.
Contents Disc one. The searchers -- Disc two. Bonus features.
Note 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.
Subject Indian captivities -- Drama.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Western films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Ford, John, 1894-1973.
Steiner, Max, 1888-1971.
Nugent, Frank S.
Wayne, John, 1907-1979.
Hunter, Jeffrey, 1925-1969.
Miles, Vera.
Bond, Ward, 1903-1960.
Wood, Natalie.
Le May, Alan, 1899-1964. Searchers.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967).
C.V. Whitney Pictures.
Warner Bros. Entertainment.
Cover Title John Wayne in The searchers
ISBN 9786315788949 : DVD 14.97
6315788947 : DVD 14.97
9781419829918 (set)
1419829912 (set)
Standard No. 085392891825
Music No. 28918 Warner Bros. Entertainment
WAR170865002 Warner Bros. Entertainment

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