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The Searchers Movie Basics

Year of Release: 1956
Running Time: 2 hrs. 05 min.
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Director: John Ford
Screenwriter: Frank S. Nugen
Producers: C.V. Whitney and Merian C. Cooper
Studio: Warner Bros

The Searchers Synopsis

John Wayne stars as Ethan Edwards in this John Ford directed saga of a man who spends five years of his life searching for his niece (Natalie Wood) who has been abducted by Indians. One of Wayne's best acted roles in a story that holds your interest from start to finish. Often called one of the best Westerns of all time.

The Searchers Cast

John Wayne - Ethan Edwards
Natalie Wood - Debbie Edwards
Jeffrey Hunter - Martin Pawley
Vera Miles - Laurie Jorgensen
Ward Bond - Reverend Clayton
Olive Carey - Mrs. Jorgensen
Patrick Wayne - Lt. Greenhill
Lana Wood - Debbie Edwards (Child)

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The Searchers

Ethan Edwards ( John Wayne ):

"Well Reverend that tears it. From now on you stay out of this. All of you. I don't need you. I don't need you for what I got to do."

What did Ethan and Martin call Martin's Indian wife?