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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,
Historical Dictionary of American Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 654
Authors: M. Keith Booker
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

One of the most powerful forces in world culture, American cinema has a long and complex history that stretches through more than a century. This history not only includes a legacy of hundreds of important films but also the evolution of the film industry itself, which is in many ways
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,
The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Anthony Slide
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-25 - Publisher: Routledge

The New Historical Dictionary of the American Film Industry is a completely revised and updated edition of Anthony Slide's The American Film Industry, originally published in 1986 and recipient of the American Library Association's Outstanding Reference Book award for that year. More than 200 new entries have been added, and
Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 542
Authors: M. Keith Booker
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-15 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

In the years since Georges Méliès’s Le voyage dans la lune (A Trip to the Moon) was released in 1902, more than 1000 science fiction films have been made by filmmakers around the world. The versatility of science fiction cinema has allowed it to expand into a variety of different