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The Resource The searchers : the making of an American legend, Glenn Frankel

The searchers : the making of an American legend, Glenn Frankel

Label
The searchers : the making of an American legend
Title
The searchers
Title remainder
the making of an American legend
Statement of responsibility
Glenn Frankel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1836 in East Texas, nine-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped by Comanches, raised by the tribe, and eventually became the wife of a warrior. Twenty-four years after her capture, she was reclaimed by the U.S. cavalry and Texas Rangers and restored to her white family, to die in misery and obscurity. Cynthia Ann's story has been told over generations to become a foundational American tale. The myth gave rise to operas and one-act plays, and in the 1950s to a novel by Alan LeMay, which would be adapted into one of Hollywood's most legendary films, The Searchers, directed by John Ford and starring John Wayne. Frankel explores the true-story-become-legend underpinning John Ford's film, and the making of the film itself
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frankel, Glenn
Dewey number
791.43/72
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1997.S3197
LC item number
F83 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historical films
  • Motion pictures and history
  • Comanche Indians
  • Massacres
  • Indian captivities
Label
The searchers : the making of an American legend, Glenn Frankel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-384) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pappy (Hollywood, 1954) -- Cynthia Ann. The girl (Parker's Fort, 1836) ; The captives (Comancheria, 1836) ; The uncle (Texas, 1837-1852) ; The rescue (Pease River, 1860) ; The prisoner (Texas, 1861-1871) -- Quanah. The warrior (Comancheria, 1865-1871) ; The surrender (Comancheria, 1874-1875) ; The go-between (Fort Sill, 1875-1886) ; The chief (Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 1887-1892) ; Mother and son (Cache, Oklahoma, 1892-1911) ; The legend (Oklahoma and Texas, 1911-1952) -- Alan Lemay. The author (Hollywood, 1952) ; The novel (Pacific Palisades, California, 1953) -- Pappy and the Duke. The director (Hollywood, 1954) ; The actor (Hollywood, 1954) ; The production (Hollywood, 1955) ; The Valley, part one (Monument Valley, June, 1955) ; The Valley, part two (Monument Valley, June-July, 1955) ; The studio (Hollywood, July-August, 1955) ; The movie (Hollywood, 1956) ; The legacy (Hollywood, 1956-2010) -- Quanah (Texas, June, 2011)
Control code
ocn795174992
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 405 p.
Isbn
9781620400654
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012029453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)795174992
Label
The searchers : the making of an American legend, Glenn Frankel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-384) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pappy (Hollywood, 1954) -- Cynthia Ann. The girl (Parker's Fort, 1836) ; The captives (Comancheria, 1836) ; The uncle (Texas, 1837-1852) ; The rescue (Pease River, 1860) ; The prisoner (Texas, 1861-1871) -- Quanah. The warrior (Comancheria, 1865-1871) ; The surrender (Comancheria, 1874-1875) ; The go-between (Fort Sill, 1875-1886) ; The chief (Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 1887-1892) ; Mother and son (Cache, Oklahoma, 1892-1911) ; The legend (Oklahoma and Texas, 1911-1952) -- Alan Lemay. The author (Hollywood, 1952) ; The novel (Pacific Palisades, California, 1953) -- Pappy and the Duke. The director (Hollywood, 1954) ; The actor (Hollywood, 1954) ; The production (Hollywood, 1955) ; The Valley, part one (Monument Valley, June, 1955) ; The Valley, part two (Monument Valley, June-July, 1955) ; The studio (Hollywood, July-August, 1955) ; The movie (Hollywood, 1956) ; The legacy (Hollywood, 1956-2010) -- Quanah (Texas, June, 2011)
Control code
ocn795174992
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 405 p.
Isbn
9781620400654
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012029453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)795174992

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