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May 7, 2017, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Valerie Theatre
The Searchers is a 1956 American Western film directed by John Ford, based on the 1954 novel by Alan Le May and starring John Wayne. Wayne stars as a middle-aged Civil War veteran who spends years looking for his abducted niece (Natalie Wood), accompanied by his adoptive nephew (Jeffrey Hunter).
The film was a commercial success, although it received no Academy Award nominations. Since its release, it has come to be considered a masterpiece, and one of the greatest and most influential films ever made. It was named the greatest American western by the American Film Institute in 2008.