Tuesday, September 10, 2013

HIGH NOON (1952)

The Great American Western (Post 4 of 12)

High Noon

One of the sparsest and most intense Westerns I've every seen. The anticipation of the inevitable closing gunfight is much better than the gunfight itself. Still a classic of its type and a welcome additon to the 1001 movie list.

Speaking of sparse (And I am trying to keep my comments sparse here), I can't get that clunking but catchy theme song from High Noon out of my head.

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