Encyclopedia of Film Noir by Geoff Mayer,Brian McDonnell

By Geoff Mayer,Brian McDonnell

When audience contemplate movie noir, they typically photograph actors like Humphrey Bogart taking part in characters like Sam Spade in The Maltese Falcon, the movie in accordance with the e-book by way of Dashiell Hammett. but movie noir is a style a lot richer. The authors first learn the controversy surrounding the parameters of the style and the various other ways it's outlined. They talk about the Noir urban, its environment and backdrop, and likewise the cultural (WWII) and institutional (the condominium UnAmerican actions Committee, and the creation Code management) affects at the subgenres. An research of the low price range and sequence movie noirs presents info on these cult classics. With over two hundred entries on movies, administrators, and actors, the Encyclopedia of movie Noir is the main whole source for movie lovers, scholars, and scholars.

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