The Searchers

Factual error: The movie's beginning takes place in 1868, yet all the men pack cartridge Peacemaker Colts (not available until 1873) and model 1892 Winchesters (not available unti 1892).

Factual error: In the building where the wedding nearly took place, the kerosene Aladdin lamp is likely a 1932-1933 model 100 Venetian, far from the 1868 setting of the film.

Fert Faust

Factual error: During the snow scenes, after finding Look dead, first a column of soldiers cross an icy river then a column of Native Americans. The woman on the white horse is wearing sunglasses. (01:00:18)

Other mistake: There is a scene where a dead Indian warrior is discovered. In this scene he is covered by a large flat piece of stone. When they pull away the stone you can see his chest rising and falling as the "dead" Indian breathes. Much easier to see when viewed in HD.

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Ethan: We did all right.
Martin: We? Why you just staked me out there like a piece of bait. You built up the fire. You fixed it so I could get my brains blowed out! What if you'd missed?
Ethan: It never occurred to me.

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Question: Is the buckskin horse Martin is riding when they go on the search for the girls the same horse that he rode to death in the scene before?

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