History Film / HighNoon

8th Jan '17 8:11:15 PM jamespolk
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* RealTime: Kane's one-hour deadline ticks down in real time.

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* RealTime: Kane's one-hour deadline ticks down One of the most famous examples in real time.movie history, as the film tells about an eventful 1 hour and 40 minutes in the life of Will Kane.
4th Dec '16 2:16:26 PM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* TheAlcoholic: Kane keeps Hadleyville's resident alcoholic in a holding cell for most of the movie.

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* TheAlcoholic: Kane keeps Charlie, Hadleyville's resident alcoholic alcoholic, in a holding cell for most of the movie.
4th Dec '16 2:15:40 PM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* TheAlcoholic: Kane keeps Hadleyville's resident alcoholic in a holding cell for most of the movie.
28th Nov '16 11:14:03 AM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* DeliberatelyMonochrome: While it doesn’t hurt that color wasn’t in vogue for serious/art films at the time, the black-and-white color schemes are suggestive of a good-vs.-evil conflict in a morally-complex story. The photography was [[MonochromePast intended to look 19th-century]], and especially intended to resemble the solemn palettes from photography of the [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar Civil War]]. When the idea of colorizing black and white films turned to ''High Noon'', WordOfGod was, in essence, “No thank you.”

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* DeliberatelyMonochrome: While it doesn’t hurt that color wasn’t wasn’t in vogue for serious/art films at the time, the black-and-white color schemes are suggestive of a good-vs.-evil conflict in a morally-complex story. The photography was [[MonochromePast intended to look 19th-century]], and especially intended to resemble the solemn palettes from photography of the [[UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar Civil War]]. When the idea of colorizing black and white films turned to ''High Noon'', WordOfGod was, in essence, “No thank you.”



* TheVoiceless: Colby, the harmonica-toting thug played by Creator/LeeVanCleef, has no lines.

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* TheVoiceless: Colby, the harmonica-toting thug played by Creator/LeeVanCleef, has no audible lines.
28th Nov '16 11:13:04 AM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* GallowsHumor: The barber doubling as an undertaker, telling his assistant to build at least four coffins for the inevitable showdown.
28th Oct '16 8:21:13 AM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* TheStoic: Will. At least, until the moment when he [[NotSoStoic buries his face in his arms]], [[ManlyTears close to tears]].

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* TheStoic: Will. At least, until the moment when he [[NotSoStoic buries his face head in his arms]], [[ManlyTears close to tears]].
28th Oct '16 8:20:42 AM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* TheStoic: Will. At least, until the moment when he [[NotSoStoic buries his face in his arms]], [[ManlyTears close to tears]].



* TheStoic: Will. At least, until the moment when he [[ManlyTears buries his face in his arms, close to tears]].
18th Sep '16 7:50:31 AM JackG
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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: When Kane goes to the church for help, many of the congregation are willing. However one man convinces them otherwise, saying a gunfight will lead to bad publicity and lack of investment. But the gunfight happens anyway, whereas a posse might have convinced Frank Miller to back down rather than take on superior numbers.
16th Sep '16 9:09:09 AM Aquila89
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* DullSurprise: Will. At least, until the moment when he [[ManlyTears buries his face in his arms, close to tears]].


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* TheStoic: Will. At least, until the moment when he [[ManlyTears buries his face in his arms, close to tears]].
16th Sep '16 8:01:46 AM youfeelingluckypunk27
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* DullSurprise: Will. At least, until the moment when he [[ManlyTears buries his face in his arms, close to tears]].
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