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Film Series: American Epics on the Silver Screen: The Searchers

Friday, July 29, 2016, 6:15 PM

Kick off your Friday evening with The Searchers, a not-to-be-missed classic film that is featured in the exhibition American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood and that inspired the painter's artistic vision, including his Hollywood commissions. The film will include a brief introduction by Museum staff.

The Searchers (1956)
In this film directed by John Ford, starring John Wayne, and considered by some film historians to be the best Western made, a Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from an Indian tribe.
Runtime: 1 hr. 59 min.

Lubar Auditorium
Free for Members
Free with Museum admission


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