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The Search (1948) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Fred Zinnemann and produced by Lazar Wechsler and Oscar Düby.

Academy Awards 1948 --- Ceremony Number 21 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorMontgomery CliftNominated
Best DirectorFred ZinnemannNominated
Best WritingRichard Schweizer, David WechslerWon
Best WritingRichard Schweizer, David WechslerNominated
Special AwardTo Ivan Jandl, for the outstanding juvenile performance of 1948, as "Karel Malik" in The Search.Won
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Adrienne Corri and The Search for Gainsborough

By The Metzinger Sisters on May 3, 2019 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

It is always interesting to discover the hobbies that actors have outside of their film and theatrical work. Adrienne Corri, who is perhaps best known for portraying the sensuous red-haired Valerie in Jean Renoir's The River ( 1953 ), had a most interesting passion: Thomas Gainsborough. The Scottish... Read full article


The Search (1948)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Apr 7, 2019 From 4 Star Films

Any knowledge of director Fred Zinnemann only aids in informing The Search. Formerly living in a Jewish family in Austria, he would immigrate to the bright lights of Hollywood in the 1930s only to have both his parents killed in the Holocaust. So if you think he had no stake in this picture you woul... Read full article


"...And Scene!" blogathon: "The Searchers", a silent farewell

By Caftan Woman on Jun 25, 2015 From Caftan Woman

John Ford Monument Valley Sister Celluloid presents the “…And Scene!” Blogathon running June 25 - 28. Click here for the memorable scenes that continually fascinate these movie bloggers. The scene that deeply touches me with every viewing is from John Ford's 1956 masterpiece,... Read full article


Top 250 Tuesday #007 – The Searchers (1956)

By Michael on May 13, 2014 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

Continuing to wend my way through the Sight and Sound Top 250 Greatest Movies of All Time. This week, it’s #007 on the list, John Ford‘s The Searchers. For a longer introduction to this series and a look at the full list, just click here. And if you want a heads-up on what I’ll be ... Read full article


Top 250 Tuesday #007 – The Searchers (1956)

By Michael on May 13, 2014 From Durnmoose Movie Musings

Continuing to wend my way through the Sight and Sound Top 250 Greatest Movies of All Time. This week, it’s #007 on the list, John Ford‘s The Searchers. For a longer introduction to this series and a look at the full list, just click here. And if you want a heads-up on what I’ll be ... Read full article


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Quotes from

[Steve is teaching a young boy, whose name he does not know but has coined Jim, to speak English]
Ralph 'Steve' Stevenson: [to Jim] You have no idea how useful it's going to be for you to know English. You can go where ever you like. Everybody knows what 'OK' means. You can use English all over the world. Not, not just America: Canada, Africa, Australia, India. Even in England, they understand English... well, sort of.


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Facts about

"Theater Guild on the Air" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 9, 1952 with Montgomery Clift reprising his film role.
Ben Mankiewicz on TCM indicated that Ivan Jandl spoke no English at the time this film was made and that his English dialogue was phonetically memorized.
Film debut of Montgomery Clift
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