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High Noon's Hidden Backstory

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Gary Cooper won an Oscar for his performance in High Noon. Dr. Amanda Foreman, left, and Peter Biskind.
This Saturday, help support the Crandell restoration and learn more about an important piece of Hollywood history. The historic theater on Chatham’s Main Street is excited to present “High Noon’s Hidden Backstory,” about blacklisted screenwriter Carl Foreman. The documentary short "High Noon on the Waterfront (2022)" and a special screening of the 1952 film "High Noon," starring Gary Cooper, will be introduced by acclaimed historian and Kinderhook resident Dr. Amanda Foreman, FRSA. Following the screenings, Dr. Foreman will discuss her father’s life during the McCarthy era with author Peter Biskind, a Crandell board member.