High Noon


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High Noon

western film in which time is of the essence. [Am. Cinema: Griffith, 396–397]
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There may be a clue after all, if we can find why today his paroxysms came on at high noon and at sunset.
I really did not expect any Grace to answer; for the laugh was as tragic, as preternatural a laugh as any I ever heard; and, but that it was high noon, and that no circumstance of ghostliness accompanied the curious cachinnation; but that neither scene nor season favoured fear, I should have been superstitiously afraid.
At home I found a note from Paul, asking me to come up immediately, and it was high noon when I came spinning up the driveway on my wheel.
He led them at high noon along crowded Simla Mall to the Alliance Bank of Simla, where they wished to establish their identity.
It began at high noon with the burst of a rocket and the ritual chant from the crowd of "Tomatoes
The High Noon confrontation began when the law officers tried to evict Iszenberg from the house he shares with his mum who is terminally-ill with cancer.