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High Noon

Cast

Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges View All


Crew

Fred Zinnemann (Director), Carl Foreman (Screenplay) View All

Release: Jun. 9th, 1952
Runtime: 1 hour, 25 minutes
Will Kane, the sheriff of a small town in New Mexico, learns a notorious outlaw he put in jail has been freed, and will be arriving on the noon train. Knowing the outlaw and his gang are coming to kill him, Kane is determined to stand his ground, so he gathers a posse from among the local townspeople.
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Citizen Rules
It's the real time pacing that takes us from scene to scene as the Marshall tries to find help in a town that has forsaken him.
jal90
That is, while I do respect what this film brings in the context of western, and find its perspective very interesting, the execution at some key points falls flat for me.
Nope1172
I original applauded The Searchers for being the most straight forward western I had ever seen, and I applaud High Noon for doing exactly the opposite.


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