1952 – Dir. Fred Zinnemann (Poland)
- Writing Credits: Story – John W. Cunningham
- Screenplay – Carl Foreman (USA)
- Fenin, George N. and William K. Everson. The Western: From Silents to the Seventies. New York: Grossman Publishers, 1973. Call # 791.430932 F333w
Influence of westerns, archetypes, info on High Noon.
- Marsden, Michael T., John G. Nachbar, and Sam L. Grogg, Jr., Eds. Movies As Artifacts: Cultural Criticism of Popular Film. Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1982. Call # 791.43 M935
Includes chapter entitled “Western Films: America’s Secularized Religion."
- Mast, Gerald and Marshall Cohen. Film Theory and Criticism. 3rd Ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. Call # 791.43 M487f
Includes chapter on The Westerner.
Compiled by Beverly Butler
- “American Cultural History: 1950-1959." Kingwood College Library website. (August 31, 2007)
Site about the 50’s. Has links to many different subjects.
- “Carl Foreman". Biography Resource Center (January 27, 2007)
This is a link to three articles about Carl Foreman. Mostly about blacklisting.
- "Carl Foreman". International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, Volume 4: Writers and Production Artists, 4th ed. St. James Press, 2000. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale. 2007. (January 26, 2007)
Biography. Includes being blacklisted and connects that to High Noon. Also includes themes in his work.
- "Fred Zinnemann". International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, Volume 2: Directors, 4th ed. St. James Press, 2000. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale. 2007. (January 25, 2007)
Supposed to be biography, but mostly about his films. Has a paragraph on High Noon and genre.
- “ Fred Zinnemann". Newsmakers 1997, Issue 4. Gale Research, 1997.
Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale. 2007. (January 25, 2007)
Biography. Includes typical bio info, films, and themes.
- Graham, Don. “The Women of ‘High Noon’: A Revisionist View". Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature. Vol. 34, No. 4 (Autumn, 1980), pp. 243-251. (November 29, 2006) JSTOR Database
Article includes some western genre information, stereotypical women characters, and a look at High Noon itself.
- "High Noon". Internet Movie Database. (December 13, 2006)
Site has links to plot, credits, reviews, articles, and literature listings.
- “High Noon". Rottentomatoes.com (January 11, 2007)
Site has links to reviews. Link to articles at bottom of page.
- “Stock Character". Answers.com (August 8, 2007)
definitions and links to lists of archetypes.
- Wald, Marvin "Carl Foreman". The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives, Volume 1: 1981-1985. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1998. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Thomson Gale. 2007. (January 27, 2007)
Biography. Has more personal info such as childhood. Also includes his death, theme of High Noon, military career, writing career, and family.
Biography, theme, politics
- “Western Films". (October 5, 2007)
Article about westerns. Includes typical plots, subgenres, history, and links to movies, including one for High Noon. To get to this, go to Library Home page, Links by Subject, Cybraries, Internet Public Library, Leisure, Movies, Genres.
- Yezbick, Daniel. “The Western". St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, 2002 Gale Group. (June 9, 2007).
Article discussing the western genre. Includes typical characters, conflicts, regions, etc.
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