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Books to the Big Screen: High Noon

Friday Feb 7, 2020

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423 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 768-3522
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the Public Library ABQ-Bernco

Phone: 505-768-3522
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The Public Library and Friends of the Public Library present the annual book to film adaptation event featuring a screening of the classic starring Gary Cooper.


The Public Library and Friends of the Public Library present our annual book to film adaptation event, Books to the Big Screen! A town Marshal, despite the disagreements of his newlywed bride and the townspeople around him, must face a gang of deadly killers alone at high noon when the gang leader, an outlaw he sent up years ago, arrives on the noon train. Director: Fred Zinnemann Writers: Carl Foreman (screenplay by), John W. Cunningham (based on the magazine story "The Tin Star" by) Stars:  Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Thomas Mitchell.

See also: Reel World


Reel World

The Public Library Albuquerque and Bernalillo County’s annual Books to Big Screen film series heads over to the historic KiMo Theatre (423 Central Ave. NW) this week with a collection of classic Western novels turned Hollywood hits. On Thursday, Feb. 6 it’s 1960s’s Cimarron starring Glenn Ford. On Friday, Feb. 7 it’s 1952’s High Noon with Gary Cooper. Saturday gives us 1969’s True Grit starring John Wayne. Things wrap up on Saturday, Feb. 9 with 1958’s The Big Country featuring Gregory Peck. Thursday, Friday and Saturday’s films start at 7pm. Sunday is a matinee screening starting at 2pm. Admission is free. Just show up at the KiMo in time to get yourself a good seat. If you need more information on the series, go to

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