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Film noir : the encyclopedia

Author: Alain Silver; Carl Macek
Publisher: New York ; London : Overlook Duckworth, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents an overview of the characters, themes, and motifs featured in film noir, including contemporary contributions to the genre.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Encyclopedias
Reference sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alain Silver; Carl Macek
ISBN: 9781590201442 1590201442 9780715638804 0715638807 0879514795 9780879514792
OCLC Number: 276819737
Description: 511 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Contributors --
Preface --
The classic period: Classic period --
Films A to Z --
Sidebars --
German influence & Proto-Noir --
Fatal men --
Where danger lives --
Appendix --
Chronology --
Neo-Noir: Neo-Noir --
Films A to Z --
Sidebar --
Neo-Noir/Retro-Noir.
Responsibility: edited by Alain Silver [and others] ; co-editor: Carl Macek ; designed by Bernard Schleifer.

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Presents an overview of the characters, themes, and motifs featured in film noir, including contemporary contributions to the genre.

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