skip to content
Film noir guide : 745 films of the classic era, 1940-1959 Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Film noir guide : 745 films of the classic era, 1940-1959

Author: Michael F Keaney
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c. 2011
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"More than 700 films from the classic period of film noir (1940 to 1959) are presented in this exhaustive reference book -- such films as The Accused, Among the Living, The Asphalt Jungle, Baby Face Nelson, Bait, The Beat Generation, Crossfire, Dark Passage, I Walk Alone, The Las Vegas Story, The Naked City, Strangers on a Train, White Heat, and The Window. For each film, the following information is provided: the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Catalogs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael F Keaney
ISBN: 078646366X 9780786463664
OCLC Number: 668182937
Notes: Reprint. Originally published : Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2003.
Description: ix, 541 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: The films --
Appendix A : films noirs listed by director --
Appendix B : Films noirs listed by type --
Appendix C : films noirs listed by year of release --
Appendix D : how to build an affordable film noir library.
Other Titles: Film noir guide
Responsibility: Michael F. Keaney.

Abstract:

"More than 700 films from the classic period of film noir (1940 to 1959) are presented in this exhaustive reference book -- such films as The Accused, Among the Living, The Asphalt Jungle, Baby Face Nelson, Bait, The Beat Generation, Crossfire, Dark Passage, I Walk Alone, The Las Vegas Story, The Naked City, Strangers on a Train, White Heat, and The Window. For each film, the following information is provided: the title, release date, main performers, screenwriter(s), director(s), type of noir, thematic content, a rating based on the five-star system, and a plot synopsis that does not reveal the ending."--Back cover. Also features memorable lines from each film, and identifies familiar television actors appearing in the films early in their careers.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (13)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/668182937>
library:oclcnum"668182937"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/668182937>
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdfs:seeAlso
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:author
schema:copyrightYear". 20"
schema:datePublished"2011"
schema:description""More than 700 films from the classic period of film noir (1940 to 1959) are presented in this exhaustive reference book -- such films as The Accused, Among the Living, The Asphalt Jungle, Baby Face Nelson, Bait, The Beat Generation, Crossfire, Dark Passage, I Walk Alone, The Las Vegas Story, The Naked City, Strangers on a Train, White Heat, and The Window. For each film, the following information is provided: the title, release date, main performers, screenwriter(s), director(s), type of noir, thematic content, a rating based on the five-star system, and a plot synopsis that does not reveal the ending."--Back cover. Also features memorable lines from each film, and identifies familiar television actors appearing in the films early in their careers."
schema:description"The films -- Appendix A : films noirs listed by director -- Appendix B : Films noirs listed by type -- Appendix C : films noirs listed by year of release -- Appendix D : how to build an affordable film noir library."
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/678659604>
schema:genre"Catalogs"
schema:genre"Catalogs."
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Film noir guide : 745 films of the classic era, 1940-1959"
schema:numberOfPages"541"
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.