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High Noon

The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic

by Glenn Frankel

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The story behind the classic movie High Noon shares insights into the toxic political climate in which it was created, recounting how, during the film shoot, screenwriter Carl Foreman was interrogated and blacklisted by the House Committee on Un-American Activities. By the New York Times best-selling author of The Searchers.

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Gary Cooper plays the sheriff in the 1952 film High Noon. Author Glenn Frankel says the film can be viewed as a parable for the Hollywood blacklist era. Associated Press hide caption

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What A Classic '50s Western Can Teach Us About The Hollywood Blacklist

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