The motion picture HIGH NOON became one of the most celebrated and controversial Hollywood dramas of the post-war period. Film scholar Philip Drummond offers a detailed account of the film's troubled production, early public reception, analysis of the film with reference to the original short story and Carl Foreman's script, and concludes with an overview of critical debates about the film, focusing on social identity and gender. Illustrated.

High Noon 1997, British Film Institute, London

ISBN-13: 9780851704944

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