TITLE

FILMS

AUTHOR(S)
Dworkin, Martln S.
PUB. DATE
September 1954
SOURCE
New Republic;9/6/54, Vol. 131 Issue 10, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Entertainment Review
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author critically focuses on the Western film industry and over the so-called learned instruction on the symbolisms of Western films, with a special focus on the films "High Noon" and "Garden of Evil," presented by Twentieth Century-Fox. The mass public frequently confounds the sophisticates by supporting Westerns which are referred "impure"; a recent example is "High Noon," which excited a lot of informed disdain, while haying an outstanding success at the box-office. At times, it appears as if some of the serious film critics care more about establishing the short-lived traditions of the screen as immutable, than about measuring each film according to flexible criteria of quality.
ACCESSION #
14443033

 

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