The Searchers

The Searchers (1954)

Novel: The Searchers ()
Published/Performed: 1954

Author: Alan Le May
Born: Jan 3, 1899 Indianapolis, Indiana
Passed: Apr 27, 1964 Hollywood, CA

Film: The Searchers
Released: 1956

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Alan Brown Le May (June 3, 1899 ? April 27, 1964) was an American novelist and screenplay writer.

He is most remembered for two classic Western novels, The Searchers (1954) and The Unforgiven (1957).[1] They were adapted into the motion pictures The Searchers (1956; with John Wayne and directed by John Ford) and The Unforgiven (1960; with Burt Lancaster and Audrey Hepburn).

The film adaptation of The Searchers was a commercial success, although it received no Academy Award nominations. It was named the Greatest American Western of all time by the American Film Institute in 2008, and it placed 12th on the American Film Institute's 2007 list of the Top 100 greatest movies of all time

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