Jacques Tourneur: The Cinema of Nightfall

Jacques Tourneur: The Cinema of Nightfall

by Chris Fujiwara, Martin Scorsese

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ISBN-13: 9780786466115
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 05/03/2011
Pages: 340
Sales rank: 932,672
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Chris Fujiwara is a freelance writer. He lives in Tokyo, Japan.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Acknowledgments vii

Foreword xi

Introduction 1



Maurice Tourneur 13

Jacques Tourneur: I 20

Jacques Tourneur: II 24

French Films (1931–1934) 32

Second-Unit Work (1934–1938) 36

MGM Shorts (1936–1942) 39

They All Come Out (1939) 60

The Nick Carter Films: Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939) and Phantom Raiders (1940) 64

Doctors Don’t Tell (1941) 70

Cat People (1942) 72

I Walked with a Zombie (1943) 85

The Leopard Man (1943) 98

Days of Glory (1944) 108

Experiment Perilous (1944) 112

“Reward Unlimited” (1944) 123

Canyon Passage (1946) 125

Out of the Past (1947) 138

Berlin Express (1948) 150

Easy Living (1949) 158

Stars in My Crown (1950) 164

The Flame and the Arrow (1950) 177

Circle of Danger (1951) 183

Anne of the Indies (1951) 189

Way of a Gaucho (1952) 198

Appointment in Honduras (1953) 209

Stranger on Horseback (1955) 218

Wichita (1955) 221

Great Day in the Morning (1956) 229

Nightfall (1957) 235

Night of the Demon (1957) 242

The Fearmakers (1958) 256

Timbuktu (1959) 262

La Battaglia di Maratona (1959) 267

The AIP Films: The Comedy of Terrors (1963) and War-Gods of the Deep (1965) 270

Television Films 276



Afterword 289

Notes 291

Filmography of Jacques Tourneur 301

Bibliography 319

Index 323

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