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Into the dark : the hidden world of film noir, 1941-1950 / Mark A. Vieira ; foreward by Eddie Muller.

Vieira, Mark A., 1950- (Author). Muller, Eddie (Added Author).
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Monticello-Union Township Public Library - Monticello 791.43655 VIEIRA (Text) 37743002178715 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780762455232
  • ISBN: 0762455233
  • Physical Description: 336 pages : illustrations (some color) : 27 cm.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Running Press, c2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: "TCM Turner Classic Movies" -- Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliography (pages 330-331) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Shadowed (1941-1943). Citizen Kane -- The Maltese falcon -- I wake up screaming -- The Shanghai gesture -- This gun for hire -- The glass key -- The seventh victim -- Cynical (1944-1945). Phantom lady -- Double indemnity -- Laura -- To have and have not -- The woman in the window -- Murder, my sweet -- Mildred Pierce -- Detour -- The lost weekend -- Fallen angel -- Leave her to heaven -- Scarlet Street -- Alienated. The spiral staircase -- Gilda -- Deadline at dawn -- The blue dahlia -- The postman always rings twice -- The dark corner -- The stranger -- The strange love of Martha Ivers -- Black angel -- The big sleep -- The killers -- The locket -- Humoresque -- Dead reckoning -- Lady in the lake -- Smash-up--the story of a woman -- Born to kill -- Desperate -- The Brasher doubloon -- The woman on the beach -- Brute force -- They won't believe me -- Crossfire -- Possessed -- Desert fury -- Dark passage -- The unsuspected -- Ride the pink horse -- Nightmare alley -- Out of the past -- Obsessed (1948-1949). Secret beyond the door -- I walk alone -- The big clock -- Raw deal -- The lady from Shanghai -- Key Largo -- Pitfall -- Sorry, wrong number -- Moonrise -- Force of evil -- Criss cross -- Act of violence -- Caught -- Impact -- The set-up -- Champion -- Flamingo Road -- The window -- White heat -- Thieves' highway -- Beyond the forest -- Border incident -- They live by night -- Whirlpool -- The reckless moment -- Doomed (1950). Cun crazy -- The file on Thelma Jordon -- D.O.A. -- The damned don't cry -- In a lonely place -- The asphalt jungle -- The underworld story -- Sunset Boulevard.
Summary, etc.: You know film noir when you see it: the shadowed setting; the cynical detective; the femme fatale; and the twist of fate. Into the Dark captures this alluring genre with a cavalcade of compelling photographs and a guide to 82 of its best films.
Subject: Film noir > History and criticism

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