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THE SEARCHERS & STAGECOACH

Monday, August 28

THE SEARCHERS
12:30   4:45   9:10
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STAGECOACH
2:50   7:10
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DOUBLE FEATURE: Two films for one admission. Tickets purchased entitle patrons to stay and see the following film at no additional charge.

THE SEARCHERS

Directed by John Ford
Starring John Wayne & Natalie Wood

(1956) That’ll be the day.” John Wayne and Jeffrey Hunter’s multi-year quest to rescue kidnapped Natalie Wood from the Comanche begins and ends with Wayne framed in a doorway. Arguably Ford’s greatest work, and subject of imitations and homages in a multiplicity of genres. DCP. Approx. 119 min.
12:30, 4:45, 9:10

“Pictorially, Ford’s masterpiece; for panoramic compositions it has no equal.”
– Brian Garfield, Western Films

“We may still be waiting for the Great American Novel, but John Ford gave us the Great American Film in 1956.  Through the central image of the frontier, the meeting point of wilderness and civilization, Ford explores the divisions of our national character, with its search for order and its need for violence, its spirit of community and its quest for independence.”
– Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader

STAGECOACH

Directed by John Ford
Starring John Wayne & Claire Trevor

(1939) A coach full of ill-assorted passengers – including Claire Trevor, John Carradine, and Thomas Mitchell’s Oscar-winning drunken sawbones – treks to Lordsburg despite Geronimo’s warriors and surprise guest The Ringo Kid: John Wayne’s star-making role. Ford’s first sound Western, his first iconic use of Monument Valley and an affirmation of the genre. Orson Welles claimed to have screened it forty times in preparation for Citizen Kane. 35mm. Approx. 96 min.
2:50, 7:10

“Impossible to overstate the influence of Ford's magnificent film.”
– Nigel Floyd, Time Out

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STAGECOACH

Monday, August 28