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!
- The 2016 Oscar Winners
- High Noon (1952)
- High Noon (Wikipedia)
- AMC Filmsite Profile on High Noon
- High Noon on Rotten Tomatoes
- Our next film is Succubus (1968). Here’s how you can watch them:
- Our intro/outro music comes from “Sundancer” by Wild Shores. Licensed under Creative Commons: Attribution 4.0