The Rough Guide to Film Noir

The Rough Guide to Film Noir

Book - 2007
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Dorling Kindersley Pub
From dimly lit streets and glamorous apartments to world-weary detectives and irresistible femmes fatales, The Rough Guide to Film Noir illuminates every corner of cinema’s darkest and most compelling genre. From early masterpieces like Double Indemnity and Kiss Me Deadly through to neo-noir classics such as Chinatown and LA Confidential, this book highlights all the groundbreaking noir movies. There are profiles of legendary performers such as Humphrey Bogart and Barbara Stanwyck, great directors like Fritz Lang plus key cinematographers, composers and designers. Complete with website listings and books for further reading, this Rough Guide takes a fascinating look at the noir movies made in the Classical Hollywood era and beyond.

Publisher: London ; New York : Rough Guides, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781843534747
Characteristics: ix, 302 p. : ill. ; 18 cm
Additional Contributors: Graydon, Danny
Alternative Title: Film noir


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