The Searchers - The Making of An American Legend  by Glenn Frankel

Searchers - Making of a Legend

Images from the story of Cynthia Ann Parker's life - "The Searcher" - Glenn Frankel's deep dive into the real story behind the epic John Ford movie, The Searchers from 1956
updated 08.2.13

  • The Searchers - The Making of An American Legend  by Glenn Frankel
    The Searchers - The Making of An America…
  • Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Glenn Frankel, author of "The Searchers - The Making of An American Legend
    Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Glenn …
  • John Ford with John Wayne
    John Ford with John Wayne
  • Cynthia Ann Parker with her daughter Topsannah (Desert Flower)
    Cynthia Ann Parker with her daughter Top…
  • Chief Quanah Parker - a half white Comanche battle chief - son of Cynthia Ann Parker and Peta Nocano
    Chief Quanah Parker - a half white Coman…
  • Quanah Parker son of Cynthia Ann Parker with two of his wives
    Quanah Parker son of Cynthia Ann Parker …
  • More of the wives and children of Chief Quanah Parker
    More of the wives and children of Chief …
  • Quanah Parker\
    Quanah Parker's funeral in Cache Oklahom…
  • Chief Quanah Parker - a half white Comanche battle chief - son of Cynthia Ann Parker and Peta Nocano
    Chief Quanah Parker - a half white Coman…
  • Issac Parker - Uncle of Cynthia Ann Parker
    Issac Parker - Uncle of Cynthia Ann Park…
  • Old Fort Parker Cabin
    Old Fort Parker Cabin
  • John Ford Point - The director\
    John Ford Point - The director's favorit…
  • Martin Scorsese - The Searchers is one of his all-time favorite films - recently wrote a very informative piece about Glenn Frankel\
    Martin Scorsese - The Searchers is one o…
  • John Wayne in a movie poster for The Searchers from 1956
    John Wayne in a movie poster for The Sea…