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Film Noir Reader 4 The Crucial Themes and Films

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ISBN-10: 0879103051

ISBN-13: 9780879103057

Edition: 2004

Authors: Alain Silver, James Ursini

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This text identifies a handful of plot elements that consistently recur within film noir and analyses in depth the memorable pictures that, while vivid prototypes of certain cinematic themes, bend and break their moulds to find new ways to enthrall and frighten us.
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Publication date: 11/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 338
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Bill Watts is a retired professional wrestler. He lives in Bixby, Oklahoma. Scott Williams is a reporter, legal journalist, and wrestling commentator. He is the author of Terry Funk: The Hardcore Legend. He lives in Dickinson, Texas.Alain Silveris the author ofThe Samurai Filmand the coauthor of fifteen other books, includingRaymond Chandler’s Los Angeles, and two screenplays. He has written numerous articles for theLos Angeles Times,DGA Magazine,Film Comment, andPhoton. He has also produced nine independent features and over fifty soundtrack albums, and is a member of the Directors Guild of America and the Writers Guild of America.James Ursinihas contributed to various publications…    

Alain Silveris the author ofThe Samurai Filmand the coauthor of fifteen other books, includingRaymond Chandler’s Los Angeles, and two screenplays. He has written numerous articles for theLos Angeles Times,DGA Magazine,Film Comment, andPhoton. He has also produced nine independent features and over fifty soundtrack albums, and is a member of the Directors Guild of America and the Writers Guild of America.James Ursinihas contributed to various publications includingCinema,Femme Fatales,Mediascene, andPhoton. Together, they are the coauthors of eleven books, among them the Film Noir Reader series,Film Noir: An Encyclopedia Reference to the American Style, andThe Noir Style. They both…