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Film noir reader

Film noir reader

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Published by Limelight Editions in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film noir -- United States -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Alain Silver and James Ursini.
    ContributionsSilver, Alain, 1947-, Ursini, James.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.F54 F57 2005, PN1995.9.F54 F57 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 343 p. :
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18242158M
    ISBN 100879101970, 0879101970
    ISBN 109780879101978


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Telotte, R. Barton Palmer, and Robert Porfirio. All have as their purpose to explain why and how these classic films work; the way screenplay, direction, acting, cinematography, editing and all the other filmmaking crafts blended together to produce work that /5(11).

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Film producer, critic and historian Alain Silver is the author of 20 books on cinematic topics, including The Noir Style, LA Noir, the Film Noir Reader series, and Steve McQueen, Frank Sinatra, and Katharine Hepburn for TASCHEN's Icon Series. His audio commentaries on classic film noir DVDs include Call Northside and Double : Taschen America, LLC.

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