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Title High noon [videorecording] / Stanley Kramer Productions presents ; a United Artists release ; screenplay by Carl Foreman ; produced by Stanley Kramer ; directed by Fred Zinnemann.

Imprint Santa Monica, Calif. : Distributed by Lionsgate, [2008]


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Edition 2-disc ultimate collector's ed.
Description 2 videodiscs (ca. 85 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1952.
Based on the magazine story, The tin star by John W. Cunningham.
Special features: audio commentary with Maria Cooper-Janis, Jonathan Foreman, Tim Zinnemann and John Ritter ; "Inside High Noon", 50-minute documentary on the making of High Noon ; "Tex Ritter: a visit to Carthage, Texas", portrait piece on the Tex Ritter museum ; full-length Tex Ritter performance of "Do not forsake me, oh my darlin'" on the Jimmy Dean TV show ; making-of featurette ; behind the scenes featurette ; radio broadcast with Tex Ritter.
Credits Director of photography, Floyd Crosby ; film editor, Elmo Williams ; music composed and directed by Dimitri Tiomkin ; theme song sung by Tex Ritter.
Cast Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell, Lloyd Bridges, Katy Jurado, Otto Kruger, Lon Chaney, Henry Morgan, Lee Van Cleef.
Summary A retiring lawman, about to leave town with his new bride, seeks allies among the fearful townspeople and finds none when an outlaw he put in prison returns with his gang to take revenge.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (4:3) presentation ; Dolby Digital.
Language English dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Awards Academy Awards, 1952: Best Actor in a Leading Role (Gary Cooper) ; Best Film Editing (Elmo Williams, Harry Gerstad) ; Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture (Dimitri Tiomkin) ; Best Music, Original Song (Dimitri Tiomkin (music), Ned Washington (lyrics)
Subject Marshals -- Drama.
Gunfights -- Drama.
Courage -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Mariscales -- Teatro.
Proscritos -- Teatro.
Pandillas -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Western films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Zinnemann, Fred, 1907-1997. Director.
Kramer, Stanley. Producer.
Foreman, Carl. Screenwriter.
Cooper, Gary, 1901-1961. Actor.
Grace, Princess of Monaco, 1929-1982. Actor.
Mitchell, Thomas, 1892-1962.
Bridges, Lloyd. Actor.
Jurado, Katy. Actor.
Kruger, Otto, 1885-1974. Actor.
Chaney, Lon, Jr., 1906-1973. Actor.
Morgan, Harry, 1915-2011. Actor.
Van Cleef, Lee, 1925-1989. Actor.
Tiomkin, Dimitri, 1894-1979. Composer.
Ritter, Tex.
Cunningham, John M., 1915-2002 Tin star.
Stanley Kramer Productions.
United Artists Corporation.
Lions Gate Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 017153240856 80
Music No. 24085 Lionsgate (set)
24085.1.A--24085.2.A Lionsgate (discs)

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