The "Searchers"


The "Searchers"

By Edward Buscombe

British Film Institute, Paperback, 9780851708201, 80pp.

Publication Date: October 27, 2000

This is a detailed commentary on all aspects of the film, "The Searchers," and makes full use of material in the John Ford archive in Indiana, including Ford's own memos and the original scripts, which differs in vital respects from the film he made.

About the Author
Edward Buscombe is the editor of the BFI Companion to the Western (Andre Deutsch) and the author of Stagecoach in the BFI Film Classics series. Roberta Pearson is Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University of Wales, and is currently writing a book entitled Custer's Last Scene: History, Memory, Identity.