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Overlook Film Encyclopedia The Gangster Film

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ISBN-10: 0879518812

ISBN-13: 9780879518813

Edition: N/A

Authors: Phil Hardy

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Book details

List price: $65.00
Publisher: Overlook Press, The
Publication date: 10/1/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 416
Size: 9.75" wide x 12.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.786

Notes on the entries
Introduction
The Twenties: Racketeers and bootleggers: a genre emerges
The Thirties: Chattering guns, spluttering typewriters and squealing tyres: the gangster triumphant
The Forties: A genre in transition
The Fifties: Biopics and syndicates
The Sixties: Enter the yakuza
The Seventies: Enter the Mafia: dons and footsoldiers
The Eighties: Made in Hong Kong
The Nineties and Beyond: Action pics and personal flics
All-Time Gangster Rental Champs
Gangster Oscars
Index