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Film Noir Guide
Language: en
Pages: 551
Authors: Michael F. Keaney
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-20 - Publisher: McFarland

More than 700 films from the classic period of film noir (1940 to 1959) are presented in this exhaustive reference book—such films as The Accused, Among the Living, The Asphalt Jungle, Baby Face Nelson, Bait, The Beat Generation, Crossfire, Dark Passage, I Walk Alone, The Las Vegas Story, The Naked
British Film Noir Guide
Language: en
Pages: 269
Authors: Michael F. Keaney
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-20 - Publisher: McFarland

This work presents 369 British films produced between 1937 and 1964 that embody many of the same filmic qualities as those “black films” made in the United States during the classic film noir era. This reference work makes a case for the inclusion of the British films in the film
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,
The Rough Guide to Film Noir
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Alexander Ballinger, Danny Graydon
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

This book presents over one hundred crime and gangster movies highlighting fifty groundbreaking movies and offering profiles of legendary performers, directors, and other contributors.
Historical Dictionary of Crime Films
Language: en
Pages: 463
Authors: Geoff Mayer
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The crime film genre consists of detective films, gangster films, suspense thrillers, film noir, and caper films and is produced throughout the world. Crime film was there at the birth of cinema, and it has accompanied cinema over more than a century of history, passing from silent films to talkies,