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Bad boys : the actors of film noir

Author: Karen Burroughs Hannsberry
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The film noir male is an infinitely watchable being. Sometimes he is extremely violent, like Neville Brand's Chester in D.O.A. (1950). Sometimes he is a rigid but flawed authority figure, like Kirk Douglas's Jim McLeod in Detective Story (1951).
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hannsberry, Karen Burroughs, 1962-
Bad boys.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2003
(OCoLC)606986121
Online version:
Hannsberry, Karen Burroughs, 1962-
Bad boys.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2003
(OCoLC)607907790
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Burroughs Hannsberry
ISBN: 0786414847 9780786414840 9780786437399 0786437391
OCLC Number: 51477913
Description: x, 780 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Luther Aadler --
Leon Ames --
Dana Andrews --
Ed Begley --
William Bendix --
Bruce Bennett --
Humphrey Bogart --
Neville Brand --
Steve Brodie --
Raymond Burr --
James Cagney --
Morris Carnovsky --
Fred Clark --
Lee J. Cobb --
Steve Cochran --
William Conrad --
Richard Conte --
Elisha Cook, Jr. --
Jeff Corey --
Wendell Corey --
Joseph Cotten --
James Craig --
Broderick Crawford --
John Dall --
Howard Da Silva --
Ted De Corsia --
Albert Dekker --
Brad Dexter --
Brian Donlevy --
Kirk Douglas --
Howard Duff --
Dan Duryea --
Jay C. Flippen --
Glenn Ford --
Wallace Ford --
Douglas Fowley --
John Garfeld --
Thomas Gomez --
Farley Granger --
Sydney Greenstreet --
Sterling Hayden --
Van Heflin --
John Hodiak --
William Holden --
John Hoyt --
John Ireland --
Paul Kelly --
Arthur Kennedy --
Berry Kroeger --
Alan Ladd --
Jack Lambert --
Burt Lancaster --
Sheldon Leonard --
Sam Levene --
Gene Lockhart --
Peter Lorre --
Frank Lovejoy --
Barton MacLane --
Fred MacMurray --
George Macready --
Herbert Marshall --
Victor Mature --
Mike Mazurki --
Charles McGraw --
Ralph Meeker --
Robert Mitchum --
Harry Morgan --
Tom Neal --
Lloyd Nolan --
Edmond O'Brien --
Moroni Olsen --
Jack Palance --John Payne --
Dick Powell --
Vincent Price --
George Raft --
Edward G. Robinson --
Mickey Rooney --
Robert Ryan --
Zachary Scott --
Everett Sloane --
Mark Stevens --
Paul Stewart --
Barry Sullivan --
William Talman --
Robert Taylor --
Lawrence Tierney --
George Tobias --
Regis Toomey --
Harold Vermilyea --
Clifton Webb --
Jack Webb --
Orson Welles --
Richard Widmark --
Cornel Wilde.
Responsibility: Karen Burroughs Hannsberry.

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