Episode 15. High Noon (1952): Masculine Heroes, the Old West, American “Values,” and Late Oscars

What do you get when you make a film that even John Wayne hated?  The classic man-on-his-own Western, High Noon (1952; dir. Fred Zinnemann).  This episode, David and Shaun discuss the history of High Noon, it’s treatment of classic Western tropes, its representations of masculinity and religion, and much more!  Plus, we have some very late thoughts about the Oscars!

Enjoy!

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