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Screwball comedy and film noir : unexpected connections

Author: Thomas C Renzi
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This illustrated overview presents a comprehensive comparative analysis of Screwball Comedy and Film Noir, two popular Hollywood genres that emerged at nearly the same time. Two appendices offer a comprehensive filmography of Screwball comedies from 1934 through 1954 and a selected filmography of Film Noir titles, covering 1941 through 1958"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas C Renzi
ISBN: 9780786466726 0786466723
OCLC Number: 772608558
Description: ix, 221 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Toward definitions of screwball comedy and film noir --
Historical context of classical screwball comedy and classical film noir --
Genre analysis: classifying noir and screwball as genres --
Cinematic conventions connecting screwball comedy and film noir --
Comparative analyses of films from the two genres.
Responsibility: Thomas C. Renzi.

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"This illustrated overview presents a comprehensive comparative analysis of Screwball Comedy and Film Noir, two popular Hollywood genres that emerged at nearly the same time. Two appendices offer a comprehensive filmography of Screwball comedies from 1934 through 1954 and a selected filmography of Film Noir titles, covering 1941 through 1958"--Provided by publisher.

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