Film Noir, the Directors

Film Noir, the Directors

By (author) Alain Silver


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(Limelight). Noted film noir historians Alain Silver and James Ursini, acting as editors, concentrate in this work on the thirty key directors of the classic noir period. These include well-known luminaries, such as Orson Welles, Billy Wilder, Nicholas Ray, and Joseph Losey as well as lesser-known lights of noir, such as Gerd Oswald, Felix E. Feist, Ida Lupino, and John Brahm. Each article will include a short biography of the director, a list of their major noir films, as well as a deep analysis of the films themselves. The book boasts over two dozen collaborators from the world of film history and criticism. Lavishly illustrated with high-resolution photos illustrating the points made by the authors, this book is a must for any aficionado of the American style of film noir.

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  • Paperback | 476 pages
  • 200.66 x 251.46 x 30.48mm | 1,088.62g
  • 01 Apr 2012
  • Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Limelight Editions
  • New York
  • English
  • black & white halftones
  • 0879103949
  • 9780879103941
  • 255,304

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