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The Great Cop Pictures
     

The Great Cop Pictures

by James Robert Parish
 

In this pathfinding new work, the author has included many of the major (and minor) cop film titles to emerge from Hollywood over the decades.

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In this pathfinding new work, the author has included many of the major (and minor) cop film titles to emerge from Hollywood over the decades.

Editorial Reviews

American Reference Books Annual (ARBA)
...admirably succeeds in illuminating an important cinematic genre...a valuable addition...
(Hollywood Reporter) Robert Osborne
I can't tell you how often your books are used, re-read, and helpful to my writing and research...
Joseph Wambaugh
...wonderfully intelligent and lively. You've truly done a lot of homework.
Deadly Pleasures Mystery Magazine
...useful bibliography. Here, as in all of the books in the Scarecrow series, there are many good illustrations.
(Hollywood Reporter) Robert 'sborne
I can't tell you how often your books are used, re-read, and helpful to my writing and research...
Wilson Library Bulletin
Sui generis, Great Cop Pictures is a fine guide to 330 films broadly representative of this quintessentially American genre.
Classic Images
As with all of Parish's volumes, the research is reliable, and the book serves as a useful and speedy resource for basic material on the films covered.
American Reference Books Annual
...admirably succeeds in illuminating an important cinematic genre...a valuable addition...
CHOICE
...an authoritative and encyclopedic knowledge of these topics...a most commendable and unduplicated addition...remarkably comprehensive and accurate...Recommended for academic and public libraries.
Movie Collector's World
...wonderful piece of cake...
Deadly Pleasure
...useful bibliography. Here, as in all of the books in the Scarecrow series, there are many good illustrations.
Choice
...an authoritative and encyclopedic knowledge of these topics...a most commendable and unduplicated addition...remarkably comprehensive and accurate...Recommended for academic and public libraries.
Robert Osborne
I can't tell you how often your books are used, re-read, and helpful to my writing and research....
Booknews
This sourcebook examines some 330 American feature films and made-for- television movies from the 1920s to the present, providing cast and credits, plot synopsis, and analysis for each film covered. It also includes radio and TV listings for genre series and many fully captioned photographs, as well as a bibliography dealing with the psychology of police officers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810823167
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/1990
Pages:
693
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.50(d)

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Joseph Wambaugh
...wonderfully intelligent and lively. You've truly done a lot of homework.

Meet the Author

James Robert Parish, a Los Angeles-based direct marketing consultant, has written over 75 books, including Complete Actors' Television Credits, Black Action Pictures from Hollywood, The Hollywood Songsters, The RKO Gals, The Elvis Presley Scrapbook, The MGM Stock Company, The Emmy Awards, and The Great...Pictures series.

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