High Noon is the classic 1952 western starring Gary Cooper as a recently retired marshal of a small town who finds himself at odds with his pacifist wife and the town citizens when a killer is found to be arriving on the noon train to take revenge. The film was directed by Fred Zinnemann and would go on to receive Academy Awards for Best Actor and Best Editing. The film would be spawn a made for television sequel in 1980 and then a television remake in 2000. The themes of a single lawman facing down incredible odds would be seen in numerous films over the next 5 decades including Outland and Cop Land.
The following weapons were used in the film High Noon:
Single Action Army Artillery Model (5.5" barrel)
Single Action Army Quickdraw Model (4.75" barrel)
Members of the Miller gang are seen carrying the Quickdraw model. Frank Miller (Ian MacDonald) carries a nickel Quickdraw while his brother Ben carries one as well as an Artillery. Will's wife Amy (Grace Kelly) is also seen holding one.
Will is also seen checking a few of the Winchester Model 1873's in the sheriff's office.