Famous Movie Western Marks 55-Year Anniversary On July 24, 1952, the western High Noon opened in the U.S. Its score and title song set the tone for years. The song "High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me)" was a hit across genres.
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Famous Movie Western Marks 55-Year Anniversary

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Famous Movie Western Marks 55-Year Anniversary

Famous Movie Western Marks 55-Year Anniversary

Famous Movie Western Marks 55-Year Anniversary

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On July 24, 1952, the movie High Noon premiered in New York City.

On Tuesday, 55 years will have passed since the western opened. Musically, its score and title song set the tone for years.

The song High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me) was a hit across genres. Movie music maven Andy Trudeau talks to Liane Hansen about the song and score.