[Ads-l] adult western

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Jan 9 09:41:59 EST 2022


The movie sense.

Of course, there are two "literary" senses.

JL

On Sun, Jan 9, 2022 at 12:12 AM Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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:
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> > 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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