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The Dark Side of the Screen : Film Noir.

Author: Foster Hirsch
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A revised and updated edition of the definitive study of film noir-the most original genre of American cinema-with a new epilogue by the author.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Foster Hirsch
ISBN: 9780786726776 0786726776
OCLC Number: 793166663
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (273 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments; 1 The City at Night; 2 The Literary Background: The Boys in the Back Room; 3 The Cinematic Background: From Expressionism to Neo-Realism; 4 The Crazy Mirror: Noir Stylistics; 5 The Noir Director; 6 The Noir Actor; 7 Down These Mean Streets ... Narrative Patterns; 8 Noir's Legacy; Afterword; Selected Bibliography; Selected Filmography; Index.

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