by Noah Isenberg


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844572397
Publisher: BFI Publishing
Publication date: 09/02/2008
Series: BFI Film Classics Series
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 105
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

NOAH ISENBERG is Associate Professor of University Humanities at the New School in New York City, USA. He is the author of Between Redemption and Doom: The Strains of German-Jewish Modernism (1999) and editor of Weimar Cinema: An Essential Guide to Classic Films of the Era (2008).

Table of Contents

An Unlikely Story.- Pulp Fictions.- Movies on the Cheap.- In Search of Meaning.- And the Sky was Grey.- Detour Redux.- Postscript: Alone in the Dark.

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Noah Isenberg does a remarkable job of sifting through decades-old interviews and archive material to bring you the low-down.' Empire

'The BFI Film Classics companion to everyone's favourite B noir is compact but stocked with years of research. Professor Isenberg acts as our Virgil as we squirm through the stations of Edgar Ulmer's vision of Hell. Given the professor's knowledge of German, German-Jewish, and American film traditions, he's an appropriate guide.' - Noir City Sentinel

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