[Ads-l] adult western

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 9 00:12:36 EST 2022


What came first, the movie sense or the literature sense?

On Sat, Jan 8, 2022, 4:55 PM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> A recognized film genre nowhere in OED.
>
> 1930 _Cleveland Plain Dealer_ (Cleveland, O.) (Dec. 26) 12: Reviews of
> Shows..."Big Trail"-- Popular western...."Spoilers" -- Adult western.
>
>  "Stagecoach" (1939) and "High Noon" (1952)  are often cited as the first
> "adult western."
>
> JL
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