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High Noon

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1. Credits, shows man waiting (friend of Frank Miller), two men separately ride up, they talk, then all ride down the road to somewhere

0.00

2.45

3.25%

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2. church with bell ringing, the three men ride past, another man looks at them cautiously/afraid, men ride down street, an old woman sees them and crosses herself, a fireman polishing truck runs inside, barkeep tells friends they need to open up, they’ll have a big day today, 3 men ride past Marshall office, one man is anticipating, another tells him he’s a fool, wait

2.45

1.25

1.67%

3.25%

3. Men ride past window of justice of the peace, inside wedding between Kane and Amy

4.10

0.25

0.49%

4.92%

4. 3 men ride past barber, barber recognizes them, thought they were in Texas, doesn’t think he can be right

4.35

0.25

0.49%

5.42%

5. 3 men ride to train station, ask stationmaster if train on time, stationmaster seems to think so, recognizes Miller’s friends, while Miller’s friends go under platform to wait, stationmaster sneaks out and runs to the town

5.00

1.20

1.58%

5.91%

6. justice of the peace marries Kane and Amy

6.20

0.45

0.89%

7.48%

7. stationmaster runs through town, man comments he’s moving “fast for a Sunday”

7.05

0.10

0.20%

8.37%

8. Kane and Amy tell each other they’ll try, other people come in, Amy is a Quaker, Kane will now run a story, Kane turns in his marshall badge although the new marshall won’t arrive till tomorrow, stationmaster arrives, gives Kane telegram that Frank Miller has been released, furthermore, Millers’ 3 compatriots are waiting for the noon train, it’s now about 10:40, men tell him to get out of town NOW

7.15

2.28

2.91%

8.57%

9. outside Kane thinks he should stay, but men tell him to think of Amy, they get into carriage and drive away

9.43

0.34

0.67%

11.48%

10. Kane and Amy ride through town and past Mexican woman’s (Helen Ramirez) window, Harvey (Harvey) on 2nd floor porch of Helen’s apt. watches, tells her Kane and Amy were really racing out of town, Helen is concerned and goes across the hall, knocks on door

10.17

0.43

0.85%

12.15%

11. she tells man next door that Miller’s 3 men are in town, he says he’ll look around

11.00

0.14

0.28%

13.00%

12. Kane and Amy ride outside town, going quickly, he seems disturbed, stops horses, Kane tells Amy he has to go back, he’s never run before, Amy wants to keep going but they turn back

11.14

1.28

1.73%

13.27%

13. train station, 3 men are still waiting

12.42

0.10

0.20%

15.01%

14. Kane and Amy ride into town past Helen’s window, she and Harvey watch

12.52

0.18

0.35%

15.20%

15. Kane and Amy ride up to Marshall’s office

13.10

0.10

0.20%

15.56%

16. man runs in barber office, tells what’s going on with Miller, barber asks him how many coffins he has, he says two, barber says they’ll need at least two more no matter how you figure

13.20

0.18

0.35%

15.75%

17. Kane and Amy enter Marshall office, Amy wants to understand what’s going on, 5 years ago Kane caught a man who should have been hanged, judge let him go, now he and 3 men will be looking for him, if he doesn’t face them they will run the rest of their lives, he wants to swear in some special deputies and face them, only an hour, Amy threatens if Kane doesn’t come with her now, she’s going to take the train away from here, she drives off in carriage

13.38

2.44

3.23%

16.11%

18. justice of peace watches Amy leave, he’s packing to leave since he sentenced Miller, won’t be talked into staying, reminds Kane of Miller’s statement: I’ll kill you!

16.22

1.49

2.15%

19.34%

19. train station, Amy buys a ticket to St. Louis, 3 men watch her, she goes to wait at hotel

18.11

0.40

0.79%

21.48%

20. Harvey eats in Helen’s apt., she says Kane will be looking for him, he doesn’t seem eager or concerned to look for him, Harvey gets up and casually leaves hotel

18.51

0.48

0.95%

22.27%

21. judge leaves, tells Kane he should get out too, this town isn’t worth fighting over

19.39

0.26

0.51%

23.22%

22. Kane tells boy Johnny to find 4 people he hopes will join him to fight Frank Miller

20.05

0.21

0.41%

23.73%

23. Harvey shows up, tells Kane he wants job of marshal instead of the new marshal the town hired, Kane says he can’t do it, Harvey says it’s because Kane is jealous of Helen, Kane says of course not, Harvey says he won’t stay unless Kane gets him marshall job, Kane says no, Harvey resigns, clock is 11:00

20.26

2.22

2.80%

24.14%

24. train station, Miller’s men are waiting

22.48

0.30

0.59%

26.94%

25. Helen laughs that Harvey thought he could get marshal job from Kane, she tells him to grow up, she’s upset that he told Kane about Harvey (him) and Helen, she tells him to leave, he says he won’t be back, she says good, she looks at clock: 11:05

23.18

1.37

1.91%

27.53%

26. knock on door, hotel guy (old man) asks if he should help Kane, Helen says no, says she wants to talk to Mr. Weaver, man asks if she’s getting out, she nods

24.55

0.32

0.63%

29.44%

27. Amy enters hotel, asks if she can wait in reception room until noon, manager verifies that she’s Kane’s wife, she’s leaving, he isn’t, man says he wouldn’t leave the town at noon for anything

25.27

0.48

0.95%

30.07%

28. church service, hymn being sung (battle hymn of the republic) old man from hotel enters and calls out Mr. Weaver (one of the singers), Weaver exits out back

26.15

0.43

0.85%

31.02%

29. clock shows 11:07, Kane in marshal’s office, another man says to count him in, puts on star, asks how many men does Kane have, Kane says none yet, man says you’d better get going

26.57

1.06

1.30%

31.84%

30. Helen’s apt., Weaver and old man enters, Helen and Weaver agree on arrangement for him to buy her out since she’s leaving, he says thank you that she was supportive, staked him etc.

28.03

1.33

1.83%

33.14%

31. Kane enters hotel, sees Amy, learns she is still planning to leave on train, he goes up to see Helen while Amy watches

29.36

0.50

0.98%

34.97%

32.  Kane tells Helen that Miller is coming, he suggests she get out of town, she says he should go too, he says he can’t, she says she knows

30.26

2.06

2.48%

35.96%

33. in lobby clock chimes quarter after 11, Kane looks at Amy and walks past her, Amy asks hotel manager who is Helen, he tells her she was a friend of Kane’s and before that Miller’s, she asks why he doesn’t like her husband, he says the place was always busy when Miller was around, Kane has a comeuppance coming to him

32.12

1.10

1.38%

38.05%

34. at train station with Miller’s men, one goes for liquor, other warns him to stay away from Kane

33.22

0.38

0.75%

39.42%

35. Harvey enters bar, barkeep asks him where’s the star, Harvey says he turned it in

34.00

0.32

0.63%

40.17%

36. Miller’s man rides up to saloon, receives warm welcome

34.32

0.55

1.08%

40.80%

37. clock shows 11.18, Kane enters marshal’s office, removes some sheriff stars from drawer, walks outside and puts them in his pocket, as he walks towards saloon Miller’s man comes out and they face each other a moment

35.27

0.53

1.04%

41.89%

38. Kane enters saloon, overhears barkeep saying Miller will kill Kane 5 minutes after he’s off the train, Kane punches him, barkeep says he didn’t have call for that, Kane agrees and tries to help him up but barkeep refuses, Kane announces he needs men, no one is interested, he exits and looks at marshal’s office

36.20

2.18

2.72%

42.93%

39. Kane walks down street, a man (Sam) in the window sees him and seems alarmed, Sam tells wife to tell Kane he’s not home, Kane knocks, wife tells him, Kane stalks off, wife upset, Sam asks wife if she wants to be a widow

38.38

2.01

2.38%

45.65%

40. Jimmy (old, eye patch) stops Kane and says he’ll help him. Kane tells him he’ll call him if he needs him.

40.40

0.32

0.63%

48.05%

41. Harvey walks into hotel past Amy and up stairs to Helen’s apt., she’s packing, he says she shouldn’t, he’ll protect her, Harvey thinks she’s leaving with Kane, he wants her to stay with him, she calls him a boy, Kane will be killed in half an hour and the town will die with him, she’s alone in the world and must watch out for herself, he tries to embrace her, she slaps him

41.12

2.00

2.36%

48.68%

42. Kane walks up to church

43.12

0.15

0.30%

51.04%

43. Kane walks into church, asks for special deputies, some men go forward, another man objects, a third man says they should have a reasoned discussion, they send the kids out of the church

43.27

2.14

2.64%

51.34%

44. train station, one of Miller’s men asks stationmaster if there’s any news, stationmaster says train on time as far as he knows

45.41

0.28

0.55%

53.98%

45. debate in church, some think it’s Kane’s job, it’s politicians’ fault that Miller’s free, others say the’ve got to take care of it. Moderator says if there’s a gunfight in the town it will make people worried about investing in it and it will set growing town back 5 years, better if Kane leaves town then Miller won’t have any complaint and things will settle, Kane walks out past children playing in churchyard

46.09

4.53

5.77%

54.53%

46. train station, Miller’s men waiting

51.02

0.23

0.45%

60.30%

47. Kane walks through town, walks past kids playing gunfight, walks to house and knocks

51.25

0.39

0.77%

60.75%

48. Kane goes to previous marshal’s house, asks if kid got message to him, previous marshal says yes, tells him to leave, it’s all for nothing and he’ll die, he can’t help, he’s too old and Kane would worry about him, clock shows 11:42

52.04

2.37

3.09%

61.52%

49. at hotel Amy goes up to talk with Helen, knocks on door

54.41

0.35

0.69%

64.61%

50. Amy talks with Helen, she’s worried Kane didn’t want to leave because he’s worried about woman, Amy asks her to let him go, woman says Kane isn’t staying for her, there’s nothing there, she will be leaving on the same train Amy is, Amy asks why is he staying then? Woman says if Amy doesn’t understand she can’t explain it, she asks Amy if she’s scared of guns, Amy says no, but guns killed her father and 19 year old brother although they were right that didn’t protect them, and that’s why she became a Quaker. Woman tells Amy she can wait in her apt. instead of downstairs

55.16

2.20

2.76%

65.30%

51. Kane walks down town street

57.36

0.16

0.32%

68.06%

52. barkeep says Kane is brave, he figures Harvey had brains to walk away, Harvey chases him away then watches Kane walk down street and is disturbed

57.52

1.30

1.77%

68.37%

53. Kane enters stable, Harvey follows him in and suggests Kane should saddle a horse, it’ll go a long way before it tires, Harvey puts saddle on horse, Kane says everyone is trying to get him out of town, Harvey punches him and tries to get him on horse, Kane punches him back, they fight, horse gets nervous, Kane knocks Harvey unconscious, dumps water on him to wake him up

59.22

3.28

4.10%

70.15%

54. Helen tells Amy she doesn’t understand her, if Kane were her man she’d get a gun and fight, Amy asks why she doesn’t, woman says because Kane ISN’T her man

1.02.50

0.30

0.59%

74.24%

55. Kane walks down street and into barber’s office, asks for clean water (to wash after fight with Harvey in barn), Kane lies back then hears hammering, barber goes to back and tells someone to stop until he tells him to start again

1.03.20

0.55

1.08%

74.83%

56. train station, Miller’s men waiting

1.04.15

0.15

0.30%

75.92%

57. Kane thanks barber who has helped with wounds, tells him he can get back to hammering now

1.04.30

0.15

0.30%

76.21%

58. Kane walks back to marshal’s office, finds man wearing Harvey badge in office, wonders when others are going to get there, Kane says no one else, man is nervous and backs out, says he’ll join him if Kane can get others to join, leaves, Kane puts head on desk in despair

1.04.45

2.02

2.40%

76.51%

59. kid appears, wants to fight, Kane kicks him out, clock says 11:55, he gets out ammo to load gun

1.06.47

1.03

1.24%

78.91%

60. train station, Miller’s men get guns ready

1.07.50

0.15

0.30%

80.15%

61. Kane gets paper out and starts his will, looks at clock 11.58

1.08.05

0.29

0.57%

80.45%

62. montage: at train station, in church, in bar, clock pendulum, Kane writing will, town shots, train station with Miller’s men, townspeople, Helen and Amy, clock 11.59, pendulum, Miller’s men, Kane writing will, pendulum, clock shows 12.00, empty chair where Frank had said he’d get revenge on Kane, train whistle, Amy looks over, Kane looks up, Helen looks up, Miller’s men smile, train shown coming, Kane pensive then finishes will and folds it, puts it in an envelope

1.08.34

2.06

2.48%

81.02%

63. Kane opens cell for drunk in prison to go home

1.10.40

0.32

0.63%

83.50%

64. Helen and Amy go off in carriage

1.11.12

0.09

0.18%

84.13%

65. Kane looks around town, then sees Amy and Helen riding in cart

1.11.21

0.55

1.08%

84.30%

66. Train pulls into station, Miller’s men, Amy and Helen pull up, Frank disembarks and greets men, they set him up with guns etc., Miller looks at Helen as she gets onto train, Miller and men walk off

1.12.16

1.32

1.81%

85.39%

67. Kane looks around totally empty town, walks down street

1.13.48

0.37

0.73%

87.20%

68. Miller and men walk through town, Kane walks through town, one of Miller’s men breaks a window in a dress shop, Kane hears it and ducks back, Miller and men peep around corner, Kane watches them from shadows, they walk past him, Kane calls out and shoots one

1.14.25

2.00

2.36%

87.93%

69. gunshots, Amy and Helen look at each other on train, Amy gets off train, it pulls away from station

1.16.25

0.23

0.45%

90.29%

70. Amy runs through empty town, sees fallen gunman, runs into marshal’s office

1.16.48

0.37

0.73%

90.74%

71. Kane stealths around back buildings, stands by barn, gets shot near arm, climbs to loft, sees wagon in courtyard, sees Miller and men hide behind nearby porch, gunshot misses Kane, Kane shoots back, Miller’s man goes into barn and shoots, Kane shoots him dead

1.17.25

1.43

2.03%

91.47%

72. Millers man lights lamp, Miller also lights lamp, start fire in straw, horses panic, Kane lets them go and rides one out, Miller can’t shoot him with the confusion, Miller and man follow behind into town

1.19.08

1.35

1.87%

93.50%

73. Amy looks up, has been reading will,

1.20.43

0.05

0.10%

95.37%

74. horses run through town, Miller shoots and Kane falls off horse, they shoot back and forth a little, Kane goes into store, shuts door, and collapses

1.20.48

0.21

0.41%

95.47%

75. Amy watches from window, sees Miller’s men get ready to enter building

1.21.09

0.13

0.26%

95.88%

76. Kane on floor, arm is wounded

1.21.24

0.04

0.08%

96.18%

77. Miller runs around corner outside, Kane reloads gun, Miller’s man runs around a different corner, Kane crawls to window, man shoots at him from across street, Kane shoots back, Miller also shoots, Amy is horrified

1.21.28

0.40

0.79%

96.26%

78. Miller’s man out of ammo, pauses to reload guns, shot from behind through window by Amy, Kane and Miller both surprised

1.22.08

0.21

0.41%

97.05%

79. Miller opens door, takes Amy hostage and goes out onto street, Kane watching, Miller tells Kane to come out and he’ll let Amy go

1.22.29

0.41

0.81%

97.46%

80. Kane opens door, Amy turns and pushes against Miller’s face, he pushes her away, Kane shoots him dead

1.23.10

0.10

0.20%

98.27%

81. Kane comes out to check on Amy (she’s lying in the street, looks dead), he lifts her up and hugs her, all the townspeople run out to check that Miller is dead

1.23.20

0.29

0.57%

98.46%

82. boy who wanted to fight with Kane drives up in wagon, Amy gets on, Kane greets boy, takes off star and throws it on ground, then gets on wagon and they drive off

1.23.49

0.49

0.96%

99.04%

5078 seconds total

1.24.38

 

 

100.00%

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