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Dashiell Hammett and the movies, William H. Mooney

Label
Dashiell Hammett and the movies
Title
Dashiell Hammett and the movies
Statement of responsibility
William H. Mooney
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As the father of the hardboiled detective genre, Dashiell Hammett had a huge influence on Hollywood. Yet, it is easy to forget how adaptable Hammett's work was, fitting into a variety of genres and inspiring generations of filmmakers. Dashiell Hammett and the Movies offers the first comprehensive look at Hammett's broad oeuvre and how it was adapted into films from the 1930s all the way into the 1990s. Film scholar William H. Mooney reveals the wide range of films crafted from the same Hammett novels, as when The Maltese Falcon was filmed first as a pre-Code sexploitation movie, then as a Bette
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mooney, William H.
Dewey number
813/.52
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3515.A4347
LC item number
M66 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hammett, Dashiell
  • Film adaptations
  • Hammett, Dashiell
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Film adaptations
Label
Dashiell Hammett and the movies, William H. Mooney
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early films: Roadhouse nights (1930), City streets (1931), and Mister Dynamite (1935) -- The Thin man (1934) -- After The thin man: from sequel to series Woman in the dark (1934) and Watch on the Rhine (1943) -- The Maltese falcon (1931), Satan met a lady (1936), and The Maltese falcon (1941) -- The glass key (1935 and 1942) -- Hammett in retrospect: Miller's crossing -- Conclusion: Dashiell Hammett and the movies
Control code
891590824
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813562544
Lccn
2014000067
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
ebc1794124
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt889089
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891590824
Label
Dashiell Hammett and the movies, William H. Mooney
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early films: Roadhouse nights (1930), City streets (1931), and Mister Dynamite (1935) -- The Thin man (1934) -- After The thin man: from sequel to series Woman in the dark (1934) and Watch on the Rhine (1943) -- The Maltese falcon (1931), Satan met a lady (1936), and The Maltese falcon (1941) -- The glass key (1935 and 1942) -- Hammett in retrospect: Miller's crossing -- Conclusion: Dashiell Hammett and the movies
Control code
891590824
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813562544
Lccn
2014000067
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
ebc1794124
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt889089
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891590824

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