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The Resource Street with no name : a history of the classic American film noir, Andrew Dickos

Street with no name : a history of the classic American film noir, Andrew Dickos

Label
Street with no name : a history of the classic American film noir
Title
Street with no name
Title remainder
a history of the classic American film noir
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Dickos
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Choice Outstanding Academic Title Flourishing in the United States during the 1940s and 50s, the bleak, violent genre of filmmaking known as film noir reflected the attitudes of writers and auteur directors influenced by the events of the turbulent mid-twentieth century. Films such as Force of Evil, Night and the City, Double Indemnity, Laura, The Big Heat, The Killers, Kiss Me Deadly and, more recently, Chinatown and The Grifters are indelibly American. Yet the sources of this genre were found in Germany and France and imported to Hollywood by emigré filmmakers, who developed them and
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dickos, Andrew
Dewey number
791.43/655
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.F54
LC item number
D53 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Film noir
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Film noir
  • United States
Label
Street with no name : a history of the classic American film noir, Andrew Dickos
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-289) 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
  • The noir city
  • Archetypes- protagonists
  • Abraham Polonsky
  • Jules Dassin
  • Nicholas Ray
  • Orson Welles
  • 2.
  • The hard-boiled fiction influence
  • Cornell Woolrich
  • The private detective
  • To name the thing : film noir as style, as genre
  • Humphrey Bogart, Spade, Marlowe, and the film noir
  • The gangster figure and the noir
  • John Huston
  • Violence in the noir
  • Samuel Fuller
  • Robert Aldrich
  • Don Siegel
  • Sexuality in the noir
  • Families in the noir
  • Joseph H. Lewis
  • German expressionism and the roots of the film noir
  • 3.
  • Women as seen in the film noir
  • Otto Preminger
  • 4.
  • Noir production
  • Noir iconography
  • The use of voice-over narration
  • The flashback device
  • Amnesia as a storytelling device
  • The B noir production
  • Fritz Lang
  • Documentary realism in the noir
  • Critical and popular reception of the film noir
  • HUAC and the blacklist
  • Fight pictures
  • Caper films
  • Crime syndicate exposés
  • The Kefauver Crime hearings
  • Anthony Mann
  • Phil Karlson
  • 5.
  • Robert Siodmak
  • The noir influence on the French new wave
  • Jean-Pierre Melville
  • Epilogue :
  • Comments on the classic film noir and the neo-noir
  • The inception of the film noir in the French cinema of the 1930s
  • The film noir in France in the immediate postwar years
  • 1.
  • The noir in America
Control code
65184408
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 307 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813170336
Lccn
2001007224
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hh98d
  • 49e017ee-1a14-427c-8669-893d93bf3003
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65184408
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Street with no name : a history of the classic American film noir, Andrew Dickos
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-289) 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
  • The noir city
  • Archetypes- protagonists
  • Abraham Polonsky
  • Jules Dassin
  • Nicholas Ray
  • Orson Welles
  • 2.
  • The hard-boiled fiction influence
  • Cornell Woolrich
  • The private detective
  • To name the thing : film noir as style, as genre
  • Humphrey Bogart, Spade, Marlowe, and the film noir
  • The gangster figure and the noir
  • John Huston
  • Violence in the noir
  • Samuel Fuller
  • Robert Aldrich
  • Don Siegel
  • Sexuality in the noir
  • Families in the noir
  • Joseph H. Lewis
  • German expressionism and the roots of the film noir
  • 3.
  • Women as seen in the film noir
  • Otto Preminger
  • 4.
  • Noir production
  • Noir iconography
  • The use of voice-over narration
  • The flashback device
  • Amnesia as a storytelling device
  • The B noir production
  • Fritz Lang
  • Documentary realism in the noir
  • Critical and popular reception of the film noir
  • HUAC and the blacklist
  • Fight pictures
  • Caper films
  • Crime syndicate exposés
  • The Kefauver Crime hearings
  • Anthony Mann
  • Phil Karlson
  • 5.
  • Robert Siodmak
  • The noir influence on the French new wave
  • Jean-Pierre Melville
  • Epilogue :
  • Comments on the classic film noir and the neo-noir
  • The inception of the film noir in the French cinema of the 1930s
  • The film noir in France in the immediate postwar years
  • 1.
  • The noir in America
Control code
65184408
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 307 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813170336
Lccn
2001007224
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hh98d
  • 49e017ee-1a14-427c-8669-893d93bf3003
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65184408
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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