High Noon (1952)
Academy Award for Best Film Editing (Elmo Williams)
Academy Award for Best Original Dramatic or Comedy Score (Dimitri Tiomkin)
National Film RegistryAward nominations: Academy Award for Best Director (Fred Zinnemann)
Academy Award for Best Picture (Stanley Kramer)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Carl Foreman)Award details: (details at IMDb)
High Noon is a 1952 American Western film directed by Fred Zinnemann and starring Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly. In nearly real time, the film tells the story of a town marshal forced to face a gang of killers by himself. The screenplay was written by Carl Foreman. The film won four Academy Awards and four Golden Globe Awards. The award-winning score was written by Russian-born composer Dimitri Tiomkin.