Film Noir Guide: 745 discount Films of the Classic Era, wholesale 1940-1959 outlet online sale

Film Noir Guide: 745 discount Films of the Classic Era, wholesale 1940-1959 outlet online sale

Film Noir Guide: 745 discount Films of the Classic Era, wholesale 1940-1959 outlet online sale
Film Noir Guide: 745 discount Films of the Classic Era, wholesale 1940-1959 outlet online sale_top

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Product Description

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 City, Strangers on a Train, White Heat, and The Window. For each film, the following information is provided: the title, release date, main performers, screenwriter(s), director(s), type of noir, thematic content, a rating based on the five-star system, and a plot synopsis that does not reveal the ending.

Review

"memorable quotes...a terrific reference" --Classic Images

"a worthy addition" --Booklist/RBB

"engaging...suitable for both scholars and fans...informative...highly recommended." --Choice

"Monumental." -- Against the Grain

"Keaney''s enthusiasm for the material is evident." -- College & Research Libraries

From the Inside Flap

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 City, Strangers on a Train, White Heat, and The Window. For each film, the following information is provided: the title, release date, main performers, screenwriter(s), director(s), type of noir, thematic content, a rating based on the five-star system, and a plot synopsis that does not reveal the ending.

About the Author

Michael F. Keaney is a fan of classic movies and the author of two McFarland books about film noir.

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