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Encyclopedia > The Noose

The Noose is a 1928 film which tells the story of the life of a prisoner. It stars Richard Barthelmess, Montagu Love, Robert Emmett O'Connor and Thelma Todd.

The movie was adapted by Garrett Graham (titles) and James T. O'Donohoe from the play by Willard Mack and H.H. Van Loan. It was directed by John Francis Dillon.

It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor (Richard Barthelmess).

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Roper's Knot Pages - The Noose (626 words)
The second way to make a noose is to tie a running knot (a simple knot or hitch) round the standing part of the rope in a way that pulling on the knot-side closes the loop.
This noose is used as a poor snare for catching small birds.
The third noose is based on the the Multifold-Overhand-knot.
Brendan Nyhan: George Allen and the noose (1024 words)
Dangling from a ficus tree in the corner was a noose, a reminder that the Republican politician saw some justification in frontier justice.
The noose on a tree outside his law office, he has said, symbolized his belief in strong punishment for violent criminals and was not meant to have racial overtones.
On the other hand, a tree is where one would expect to find a noose, especially prior to use (the occupant and noose were invariably cut down afterward.) To see a picture of a hangman's noose, look up The Ox Bow Incident on Amazon or elsewhere.
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