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The Resource The searchers, Warner Bros. Pictures presents the C.V. Whitney picture ; screenplay by Frank S. Nugent ; directed by John Ford

The searchers, Warner Bros. Pictures presents the C.V. Whitney picture ; screenplay by Frank S. Nugent ; directed by John Ford

Label
The searchers
Title
The searchers
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents the C.V. Whitney picture ; screenplay by Frank S. Nugent ; directed by John Ford
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Wayne plays ex-Confederate soldier Ethan Edwards, an Indian-hater who believes more in bullets than words. He's out to find his young niece, who's been taken captive by the renegade Comanches who massacred her family
Cataloging source
DV1
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Winton C. Hoch ; editor, Jack Murray ; music, Max Steiner
Language note
In English with optional soundtracks in French or Spanish; optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond, Natalie Wood
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1973
  • 1899-1992
  • 1907-1979
  • 1925-1969
  • 1903-1960
  • 1899-1964
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ford, John
  • Whitney, C. V.
  • Nugent, Frank S
  • Wayne, John
  • Hunter, Jeffrey
  • Miles, Vera
  • Bond, Ward
  • Wood, Natalie
  • Le May, Alan
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • C.V. Whitney Pictures
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Le May, Alan
  • Indian captivities
  • Whites
  • Soldiers
  • Comanche Indians
  • Racism
  • West (U.S.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The searchers, Warner Bros. Pictures presents the C.V. Whitney picture ; screenplay by Frank S. Nugent ; directed by John Ford
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen format
  • Based on the novel by Alan Le May
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
  • Disc 1: New Digital transfer from restored VistaVision picture and audio elements ; Introduction by John Wayne's Son and the Searchers co-star Patrick Wayne; Commentary by director/Jon Ford biographer Peter Bogdanovich; Theatrical trailer. Disc 2: New featurette the Searchers: An Appreciation; A Turning of the Earth: John Ford, John Wayne and the Searchers, 1998 documentary narrated by John Milius; Vintage behind the cameras segments from the Warner Bros. presents TV series Time: 1 Hour 59 Minutes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Ultimate collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 119 min.)
Isbn
9781419829918
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569804333
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
80433
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm70858950
  • (OCoLC)70858950
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The searchers, Warner Bros. Pictures presents the C.V. Whitney picture ; screenplay by Frank S. Nugent ; directed by John Ford
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen format
  • Based on the novel by Alan Le May
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
  • Disc 1: New Digital transfer from restored VistaVision picture and audio elements ; Introduction by John Wayne's Son and the Searchers co-star Patrick Wayne; Commentary by director/Jon Ford biographer Peter Bogdanovich; Theatrical trailer. Disc 2: New featurette the Searchers: An Appreciation; A Turning of the Earth: John Ford, John Wayne and the Searchers, 1998 documentary narrated by John Milius; Vintage behind the cameras segments from the Warner Bros. presents TV series Time: 1 Hour 59 Minutes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Ultimate collector's ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 119 min.)
Isbn
9781419829918
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569804333
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
80433
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm70858950
  • (OCoLC)70858950
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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