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Encyclopedia of film noir

Author: Geoff Mayer; Brian McDonnell
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Film noir, its directors, actors, histories, and themes, are presented for the student, scholar, and film fan.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xiv, 477 p. : ill
(DLC) 2007003659
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoff Mayer; Brian McDonnell
ISBN: 9781849729482 1849729484
OCLC Number: 755871136
Notes: Part II: Entries on films, actors, and directors.
Awards: Winner of Outstanding Academic Title 2009 0 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (2007 images)
Contents: Preface: The Problem of Film Noir --
Part I: Essays __ Introduction: Readings on Film Noir / Geoff Mayer --
The Hard-Boiled Influence / Geoff Mayer --
Film Noir and the City / Brian McDonnell --
McCarthyism, the House Committee on Un-American Activities, and the Caper Film / Geoff Mayer --
Film Noir Style / Brian McDonnell.
Responsibility: Geoff Mayer and Brian McDonnell.

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