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Fred Zinnemann films

April 02, 2012
  • Filmmaker Fred Zinnemann directed "High Noon," "Oklahoma," and the "Nun's Story," and won Oscars for "From Here to Eternity" and "A Man for All Seasons."
Filmmaker Fred Zinnemann directed "High Noon," "Oklahoma,"… (Tom Keller / Associated…)

A life of 'Resistance'

Fred Zinnemann directed 21 features. Here's a look at three that are in the Getty Research Institute retrospective:

'High Noon'

Gary Cooper's lagging career was resurrected with this 1952 western-as-political-allegory for which he won the lead actor Oscar.

'The Search'

Montgomery Clift was Oscar-nominated for his performance in this harrowing 1948 drama about refugee children in Europe after the war.


Jane Fonda and Vanessa Redgrave play lifelong friends who become involved in the anti-fascist movement in Germany in this 1977 drama.

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