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American prison film since 1930 : from the big house to The Shawshank redemption

Author: David Gonthier
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The prison movie is not only its own separate genre, it is also a unique one at that. Designed to study a number of well-known prison films from an analytical and historical perspective, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gonthier, David.
American prison film since 1930.
Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607849609
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Gonthier
ISBN: 9780773458338 0773458336
OCLC Number: 65064820
Description: vii, 219 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The big house --
Caged heat --
Stalag 17 --
The blackboard jungle --
Shock corridor --
There was a crooked man --
The longest yard --
Escape from Alcatraz --
Stir crazy --
Cool hand Luke --
Midnight express --
The Shawshank redemption.
Responsibility: David Gonthier, Jr.
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