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A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir
Language: en
Pages: 765
Authors: John Grant
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Limelight Editions

Offers a reference guide to film noir, extending from relevant films from before the genre was established to contemporary neonoirs and other types of film derived from the genre.
Encyclopedia of Film Noir
Language: en
Pages: 477
Authors: Geoff Mayer, Brian McDonnell
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Film noir, its directors, actors, histories, and themes, are presented for the student, scholar, and film fan.
Film Noir
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Ian Brookes
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

What is film noir? With its archetypal femme fatale and private eye, its darkly-lit scenes and even darker narratives, the answer can seem obvious enough. But as Ian Brookes shows in this new study, the answer is a lot more complex than that. This book is designed to tackle those
Kiss the Blood Off My Hands
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Robert Miklitsch
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-15 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Consider the usual view of film noir: endless rainy nights populated by down-at-the-heel boxers, writers, and private eyes stumbling toward inescapable doom while stalked by crooked cops and cheating wives in a neon-lit urban jungle. But a new generation of writers is pushing aside the fog of cigarette smoke surrounding
Historical Dictionary of Film Noir
Language: en
Pages: 532
Authors: Andrew Spicer
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-19 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The Historical Dictionary of Film Noir is a comprehensive guide that ranges from 1940 to present day neo-noir. It consists of a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, a filmography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on every aspect of film noir and neo-noir, including key films, personnel (actors, cinematographers,