Tuesday, December 18, 2007

[Marcel Carné] Les tricheurs (1958)

igh Noon is a 1952 western film which tells the story of a town marshal who is forced to face a gang of killers by himself.
The movie was written by John W. Cunningham (story) and Carl Foreman, based on a pulp short story, The Tin Star. It was directed by Fred Zinnemann. Zinnemann himself was highly influenced by the books of Karl May, which he had read as a child. Writer Carl Foreman was also the producer of the film, but he was uncredited as he had been blacklisted by the MPAA after having been summoned to appear before the House Committee on Un-American Activities.