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City that never sleeps : New York and the filmic imagination

Author: Murray Pomerance
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2007.
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New York, more than any other city, has held a special fascination for filmmakers and viewers. In every decade of Hollywood filmmaking, artists of the screen have fixated upon this fascinating place for its tensions and promises, dazzling illumination and fearsome darkness. The glittering skyscrapers of such films as On the Town have shadowed the characteristic seedy streets in which desperate, passionate stories  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
City that never sleeps.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2007
(DLC) 2006021862
(OCoLC)70258961
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Murray Pomerance
ISBN: 9780813541341 0813541344
OCLC Number: 173650958
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 289 p.) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: To wake up in the city that never sleeps / Murray Pomerance --
"I love New York!": Breakfast at Tiffany's / Peter Lehman and William Luhr --
A day in New York: On the town and The clock / Scott Bukatman --
Paradise lost and found: A Bronx tale / Barry Keith Grant --
Woody Allen's New York / William Rothman --
From Mean streets to the Gangs of New York: ethnicity and urban space in the films of Martin Scorsese / Paula J. Massood --
Can't take my eyes off of you: Andy Warhol records/is New York / David A. Gerstner --
A clean, well-lighted place: Hitchcock's New York / Murray Pomerance --
"When we see the ocean, we figure we're home": from ritual to romance in The warriors / David Desser --
He cuts heads: Spike Lee and the New York experience / David Sterritt --
New York class-passing onscreen in the 1930s / Gwendolyn Audrey Foster --
Midtown Jewish masculinity in Body and soul / Aaron Baker --
City of nightmares: the New York of Sidney Lumet / Pamela Grace --
Urban irrational: Rosemary's baby, Polanski, New York / Joe McElhaney --
The city that never shuts up: aural intrusion in New York apartment films / Elisabeth Weis and Randy Thom --
Wretched refuse: watching New York ethnic slum films in the aftermath of 9/11 / Steven Alan Carr --
Night world: New York as a noir universe / Wheeler Winston Dixon.
Responsibility: edited by Murray Pomerance.

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From "Street Scene" and "Breakfast at Tiffany's" to "Rosemary's Baby", "The Warriors", and "25th Hour", this book explores the cinematic representation of New York as a city of experience, as a locus  Read more...

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