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Creatures of darkness : Raymond Chandler, detective fiction, and film noir

Author: Gene D Phillips
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, [2000]. ©2000
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biocritical study of the works of Raymond Chandler. It explores, among other things, Chandler's unpublished script for "Lady in the Lake" and the differences in the American and British releases of  Read more...

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Phillips, Gene D.
Creatures of darkness.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2000
(OCoLC)606425592
Named Person: Raymond Chandler; Raymond Chandler; Raymond Chandler; Raymond Chandler; Raymond Chandler
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gene D Phillips
ISBN: 0813121744 9780813121741 0813190428 9780813190426
OCLC Number: 43657017
Description: xxiv, 311 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Prologue: Trouble in Paradise --
Introduction: Dead of Night --
Knight and the City: The Films of Chandler's Fiction --
Paint It Black: Chandler as Fiction Writer --
The Lady Is a Tramp: The Falcon Takes Over; Murder, My Sweet; and Farewell, My Lovely --
Knight Moves: Two Films of The Big Sleep --
Down among the Rotting Palms: Time to Kill and The Brasher Doubloon --
Dead in the Water: Lady in the Lake --
Decline and Fall: Marlowe --
Modern Times: The Long Goodbye --
Exiled in Babylon: Chandler's Screenplays --
Lured: Double Indemnity --
No Way to Treat a Lady: The Blue Dahlia and Other Screenplays --
Dance with the Devil: Strangers on a Train and Playback --
The Stag at Eve: Poodle Springs and Other Telefilms --
Epilogue: Endless Night.
Responsibility: Gene D. Phillips.

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"An opulent repository of material on the premier American noirist." - Choice; "Phillips constantly dazzles with both the precision of his presentation and the power of his analysis." - Lester Keyser

 
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