Introducing a new writer – the un-named man. In 2020 we have seen the need to obscure our faces with masks, although this was commonly something a gang or bandit might do. So why not put your feet up and enjoy an old Weston.
the searchers – film review – suggestion/recommendation
The Searchers, A John Ford film.
Starring John Wayne, Jeffery Hunter & Natalie Wood.
After the Civil War Ethan Edwards returns home from The War with medal for Valor in his pocket, unlike now those men who fought that War excepted the loss and new that the country they knew would change forever but not all were filled with hatred and blood lust like some people would have your believe.
The Confederate flag is no more racist than Abraham Lincoln, being proud of men who fought for what they believed in no matter how racist it may have been is not wrong, those men were strong, proud and were willing to die for what they believed in.
This man trades one war for another as so many Soldiers returning home still do, Comanches steal some of the neighbours cattle as a ploy to get the men away from the family home to kidnap the young women and kill their enemies family, Ethans sister and nephew are killed in the raid and the house is left on fire when Ethan returns.
He soon joins a posey to pursue them, after tracking the Comanches, months turn into years and soon 12 years have passed after fighting with the Indians and Bandits along the way. Ethan and Martin finally meet the Comanche leader who raided their home and killed their family.
The leader had many scalps in his tipi and one belonged to Martin’s mother, Ethan has so much hate for the Indians and while meeting with The Comanche, Ethan & Martin meet Debbie the daughter he kidnapped from them, who is now an adolescent but wishes to stay with the Comanche but Ethan would rather see her dead than live her among the Indians.
Martin tries to protect her when Ethan tries to shoot her, The Comanche wound Ethan with an arrow, Ethan and Martin return home for a short while and after return to the Comanche camp to kill Scar and save Debbie.
Ethan decides to save Debbie instead of kill her after learning that he has done enough killing and family is more important.