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High Noon

As a diehard fan of the western genre, I have one glaring omission that I not so proudly reveal today. Though I’ve seen bits and pieces of it over the years, I have never sat down and watched 1952’s… 823 more words

Second Looks: Ball of Fire (1941)

Eight men in New York City have come together for a noble purpose: to compile an encyclopedia of all human knowledge. Professor Bertram Potts (Gary Cooper) has decided his latest contribution will be to research modern American slang for addition to the encyclopedia. 497 more words


RobinsoNovember: Gail Davis

Gail Davis is another of the former Little Rock artists honored at Robinson Center.  She was born Betty Jeanne Grayson on October 5, 1925. Her mother was a homemaker and her father, W. 510 more words


The Cowboy and the Lady (1938)

Directed by H.C. Potter
Written by S.N. Behrman & Sonya Levien

When I wrote of Ruggles of Red Gap, I determined that the film was not really a Western, and as such, should not have ultimately been included in my list. 735 more words


The Strong and Quiet Amy Kane: Grace Kelly in High Noon

High Noon. Ah! This film that I first knew as its French title: Le train sifflera trois fois.

For those who are reading my blog of a long time, you probably know that  2,363 more words

Design for Living (1933) - posters

One of the best comedies of Ernst Lubitsch and one of the last pre-code films, “Design for Living” had a remarkable trio of great actors, Gary Cooper, Fredric March and Miriam Hopkins.

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Grace Kelly's Mrs Kane in High Noon

High Noon (1952). A masterpiece western which I must admit, I appreciate more on viewing this time round than the first. It may be one of two reasons: 1) the fact that I know what it is about and so can concentrate on other aspects or 2) the fact that I viewed it with a focus on… 852 more words