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San Francisco

Author: Scott Jordan Harris
Publisher: Bristol : Intellect Books ; Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, ©2013
Series: World film locations
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

An extraordinarily beautiful city that has been celebrated, criticized, and studied in many films, San Francisco is both fragile and robust. Gathering more than forty short pieces on specific scenes  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Jordan Harris
ISBN: 9781783200283 1783200286 9781783201136 1783201134
OCLC Number: 897351002
Description: 1 online resource (127 s.) illustrations (some color), maps
Contents: Maps/ScenesScenes 1-8 - 1898-1947Scenes 9-16 - 1951-1963Scenes 17-24 - 1967-1974Scenes 25-32 - 1974-1984Scenes 33-39 - 1986-1995Scenes 40-46 - 1996-2011EssaysSan Francisco: City of the Imagination - Omar MooreThe Golden Gate Bridge: Gateway, Escape Route and Battleground - Neil MitchellCity of Shadows: A Brief History of Film Noir in San Francisco - Brian DarrAlfred Hitchcock Presents San Francisco: The Master and the City by the Bay - Craig PhillipsFaster Than A Speeding Bullitt: San Franciscan Cinema's Famous Car Chases - Mel ValentinCallahan's City: Dirty Harry and the Mean Streets of San Francisco - Elisabeth RappeMidnight Mission: Queer Culture and Midnight Movies in San Francisco - Jason LeRoy
Series Title: World film locations
Responsibility: edited by Scott Jordan Harris


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'As well as brief, illustrated pieces on the films and locations, each usefully plotted on a map, there are seven longer essays on themes such as queer culture, noir, and Alfred Hitchcock's San Read more...

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