Film Noir Guide

Film Noir Guide

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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.Meanwhile, the only person who can verify her story, her a€œunclea€ (Knox), has mysteriously disappeared. This is a ... BBaˆ‚ A two-fisted D.A. (Keith) with his eye on the Illinois governorship convicts an innocent union leader (Foran) of murder. ... body of a mysterious young woman in a flea-bag Chicago hotel, he steals her address book before Christmas Holiday 83 the cops arrive and, smelling a story,

Title:Film Noir Guide
Author:Michael F. Keaney
Publisher:McFarland - 2003-04-02


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