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As a Civil War veteran spends years searching for a young niece captured by Indians, his motivation becomes increasingly questionable.

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Directed by

John Ford

Written by

Frank S. Nugent (Screenplay)
Alan Le May (Novel)

Runtime

119 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

He had to find her... he had to find her...

Cast

Keywords

desert reverend native american massacre cavalry racism prejudice uncle brother comanche civil war veteran abduction

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#9 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#12 on AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#164 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#439 on 500 Essential Cult Movies Jennifer Eiss