The "John Wayne - John Ford Film Collection" includes "The Searchers", "The Wings Of Eagles", "Fort Apache", "3 Godfathers", "She Wore A Yellow Ribbon" and "They Were Expendable". "The Searchers" (2-Disc Special Edition): Wayne's favorite role. And, many say, Ford's best film. "About as good as Hollywood filmmaking gets..a true American masterpiece" (The Movie Guide). "The Wings Of Eagles": A compassionate biopic salute: aviation pioneer "Spig" Wead (Wayne) overcomes tragedy to forge a Hollywood career. Maureen O'Hara co-stars. "Fort Apache": They're duty bound to obey. But Wayne and other cavalrymen are at odds with the orders of ramrod commander Henry Fonda. Shirley Temple co-stars. "3 Godfathers": The tale of the Magi - Western style. Fugitive bank robbers won't abandon the infant entrusted to them, even though caring for him dims their chances of escape. "She Wore A Yellow Ribbon": Another Ford masterpiece of mood and heroics. An aging officer (Wayne) who knows the agony of war seeks to make his last mission one of peace. Academy Award(R) (1949): Best Color Cinematography. "They Were Expendable": Wayne and Robert Montgomery are PT-boat skippers in "one of the finest (and most underrated) of all World War II films" (Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide).
DVD Special Features: Audio Commentary on "The Searchers", Making-Of Documentaries on "The Searchers" and "Fort Apache"