Film Noir: From Berlin to Sin City / Edition 1

Film Noir: From Berlin to Sin City / Edition 1

by Mark Bould
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1904764509

ISBN-13: 2901904764501

Pub. Date: 11/30/2005

Publisher: Wallflower Press

Film Noir explores the murky world of a genre responsible for many of film's most enduring images. Mark Bould discusses problems of definition and the often ambiguous nature of film noir and looks at modern films that could be called neo-noir. Iconic and enduring, film noir attracted great stars (Bogart, Bacall, Mitchum, Lancaster), many of the best

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Film Noir explores the murky world of a genre responsible for many of film's most enduring images. Mark Bould discusses problems of definition and the often ambiguous nature of film noir and looks at modern films that could be called neo-noir. Iconic and enduring, film noir attracted great stars (Bogart, Bacall, Mitchum, Lancaster), many of the best directors of the era (Wilder, Lang, Preminger, Hawks, Siodmak, Welles) and this book is an indispensible guide to this popular genre.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901904764501
Publisher:
Wallflower Press
Publication date:
11/30/2005
Series:
Short Cuts Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144

Table of Contents

A Note on Terminology 1. On Dangerous Ground: Introducing Film Noir2. The Set-Up: Fabricating Film Noir3. Out of the Past: The Prehistory of Film Noir4. Dark Passage: The Main Cycle of Film Noir5. Against All Odds, or, Out of the Past-Again: Neo-NoirBilbliographyFilmography

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