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Scarface nation : the ultimate gangster movie and how it changed America

Author: Ken Tucker
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Why have "Scarface" lines like 'Never underestimate the other person's greed' become mantras on the street and in the boardroom? This title follows the film's influence throughout movies, music, TV  Read more...

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Genre/Form: (Film
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Tucker
ISBN: 9780312330590 0312330596
OCLC Number: 213451426
Description: x, 278 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Scarface lives among us --
The move --
Making a Scarface --
Four creators --
Scarface music --
The origins : Howard Hawks's Scarface --
The origins : Armitage Trail's Scarface --
Alterna-Scarfaces : movies, TV shows, novels, and comic books --
President Scarface --
Scarface : its money, its women, its power --
A meaning of Scarface --
Scarface as a business plan.
Responsibility: Ken Tucker.
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