The Movie Book of Film Noir

This illustrated volume covers the films, directors and themes of the film noir genre 1945-1955.

The Movie Book of Film Noir

The Movie Book of Film Noir

This illustrated volume covers the films, directors and themes of the film noir genre 1945-1955. Including an analysis of film noir classics such as "Double Indemnity" and "The Big Sleep", it shows how the shadowy world portrayed related to social and political uncertainties of the McCarthy era.

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The Movie Book of Film Noir
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Ian Cameron
Categories: Film noir
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-01-01 - Publisher:

This illustrated volume covers the films, directors and themes of the film noir genre 1945-1955. Including an analysis of film noir classics such as "Double Indemnity" and "The Big Sleep", it shows how the shadowy world portrayed related to social and political uncertainties of the McCarthy era.
Film Noir Guide
Language: en
Pages: 551
Authors: Michael F. Keaney
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-20 - Publisher: McFarland

More than 700 films from the classic period of film noir (1940 to 1959) are presented in this exhaustive reference book—such films as The Accused, Among the Living, The Asphalt Jungle, Baby Face Nelson, Bait, The Beat Generation, Crossfire, Dark Passage, I Walk Alone, The Las Vegas Story, The Naked
The Movie Book
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Dk Pub
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-11 - Publisher: DK

The Movie Book, the latest in DK's award-winning Big Ideas Simply Explained series, profiles 100 of the best movies ever made throughout the world. From classic 1930s film noir and Hollywood romance to international art-house and 21st-century sci-fi, The Movie Book brings the world's most influential films to life with
Mean Streets and Raging Bulls
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Richard Martin
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Explores how, since its apparent demise in the late fifties, the noir genre has been revitalized during the post-studio era.
Film Noir
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Bruce Crowther
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-31 - Publisher: Random House

With the advent of the Second World War a new mood was discernible in film drama - an atmosphere of disillusion and a sense of foreboding, a dark quality that derived as much from the characters depicted as from the cinematographer's art. These films, among them such classics as Double

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