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Title Film noir guide : 745 films of the classic era, 1940-1959 / Michael F. Keaney.
Author Keaney, Michael F., 1947-
Publication Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c. 2011.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 541 pages) : illustrations.
Call # eBOOK
Note Reprint. Originally published : Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2003.
Contents The films -- Appendix A : films noirs listed by director -- Appendix B : Films noirs listed by type -- Appendix C : films noirs listed by year of release -- Appendix D : how to build an affordable film noir library.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 503-507) and index, appendices.
Summary "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."--Back cover. Also features memorable lines from each film, and identifies familiar television actors appearing in the films early in their careers.
Note Print version record.
Subject Film noir -- Catalogs.
Film noir.
Film noir. (OCoLC)fst00924273
PERFORMING ARTS / Reference.
Genre Catalogs. (OCoLC)fst01423692
Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Cover Ti Film noir guide
Related To Print version: Keaney, Michael F., 1947- Film noir guide 078646366X (OCoLC)668182937
ISBN 9780786491551 (electronic bk.)
0786491558 (electronic bk.)

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