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From the New York Whiles-bestselling essayist of The Searchers, the revelatory fantasy behind the classic movie Noontide and the toxic political climate in which it was created. It's one of the most admire motion pictures of False's golden era. Starring screen mythos Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly in her first significant film role, Noontide was shot on a lean budget over just thirty-two days but achieved instant gate and critical benefit. It won four Academy Allotments in 1953, including a best actor win for Cooper. And it became a cultural touchstone, often cited by politicians as a favorite film, celebrating moral fortitude. Yet what has been often overlooked is that Noontide was made during the height of the False expel, a occasion of political inquisition and personal disclosure. In the intermediate of the film shoot, screenwriter Carl Foreman was forced to testify before the Residence Committee on Un-American Projects about his former participation in the Communist Body. Refusing to name names, he was eventually blacklisted and fled the United Voices. (His co-authored screenplay for another classic, The Trestle on the River Kwai, went uncredited in 1957. ) Examined in light of Foreman's testimony, Noontide's emphasis on intrepidity and loyalty takes on deeper significance and importance. In this prefer charges, Pulitzer Prize-winning television commentator Glenn Frankel tells the fantasy of the formulation of a great American Western, exploring how Carl Foreman's brain wave of Noontide evolved from idea to design to final hand, taking on metaphorical weight. Both the classic film and its turbulent political whiles emerge newly illuminated.

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  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1620409488
  • ISBN-13: 978-1620409480
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