Download e-book for iPad: Historical Dictionary of Crime Films (Historical by Geoff Mayer

By Geoff Mayer

ISBN-10: 0810867699

ISBN-13: 9780810867697

The crime movie style comprises detective motion pictures, gangster motion pictures, suspense thrillers, movie noir, and caper motion pictures and is produced through the international. Crime movie was once there on the start of cinema, and it has observed cinema over greater than a century of background, passing from silent motion pictures to talkies, from black-and-white to paint. The style contains such classics as The Maltese Falcon, The Godfather, Gaslight, The French Connection, and Serpico, in addition to newer successes like Seven, Drive, and L.A. Confidential.

The Historical Dictionary of Crime Films covers the historical past of this style via a chronology, an introductory essay, and an in depth bibliography. The dictionary part has over three hundred cross-referenced entries on key motion pictures, administrators, performers, and studios. This booklet is a wonderful entry element for college students, researchers, and somebody eager to be aware of extra approximately crime cinema.

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