Last edited by Dim
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | History

4 edition of An encyclopedic reference guide to film noir found in the catalog.

An encyclopedic reference guide to film noir

An encyclopedic reference guide to film noir

  • 304 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Motion pictures -- United States.,
    • Motion picture plays -- History and criticism.,
    • Motion pictures -- Plots, themes, etc.,
    • Film noir -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesFilm noir.
      Statementedited by Alain Silver and Elizabeth Ward ; co-editors, Carl Macek and Robert Porfirio.
      ContributionsSilver, Alain, 1947-, Ward, Elizabeth, 1952-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.U6 F5 1988b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination410 p. :
      Number of Pages410
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1287199M
      ISBN 100747503419
      LC Control Number92146414

      Encyclopedic Reference of Molecular Pharmacology Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style, Third Edition Brody's Human Pharmacology: Molecular to Clinical With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 4e (Human Pharmacology (Brody)) A guide to molecular pharmacology-toxicology, (Modern pharmacology, v. 1) Beta-Adrenoceptors: Molecular. Welcome to The Dark Page, a book about books, a book about American film noir, and a book about the novelists, screenwriters, and directors that make up the fascinating and rarely discussed relationship between the book you see in the pages that follow has been documented for the same reason-it was the basis for a film in the American film noir cycle during the : Johnson, Kevin R.


Share this book
You might also like
El Caso Bourne/the Bourne Identity

El Caso Bourne/the Bourne Identity

Providing for the consideration of H.R. 6149

Providing for the consideration of H.R. 6149

NALA manual for paralegals and legal assistants

NALA manual for paralegals and legal assistants

Mental Health in Ontario

Mental Health in Ontario

Keris and other Malay weapons

Keris and other Malay weapons

Oriental art

Oriental art

The Rock and Roll Birthday Book

The Rock and Roll Birthday Book

You and your money

You and your money

Cresylic acid.

Cresylic acid.

law of restrictive trade agreements.

law of restrictive trade agreements.

Broadcasting, theatre, film and video

Broadcasting, theatre, film and video

The Indigenous languages of Nepal (ILN)

The Indigenous languages of Nepal (ILN)

An encyclopedic reference guide to film noir Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is likely to become the book on film noir." -Robert Benton, writer of Bonnie and Clyde "This is certainly an important book to have on your shelf." -- Leonard Maltin's Movie Crazy Blog "Thank heaven for the ecumenical definition of film noir used by the editors the fourth and fattest edition of The Film Noir Encyclopedia.

The compendium is /5(30). An encyclopedic reference guide to film noir [Alain Silver, Elizabeth Ward] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.4/5(1).

The core of this encyclopedic reference is the more than articles describing individual noir films. Arranged alphabetically by title, the articles provide complete production history and primary credits for cast and crew, as well as an overview of the films plot, its noir sensibility, plus its /5.

This 3rd edition of "Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style" provides descriptions and analysis for nearly film noirs that were produced from toconcentrating on the classic period, These two great German directors came to America and gave a visual style to film noir.

Hitchcock, of course, was English – so the look and style of film noir was mostly defined by foreigners such as these. The Rough Guide to Film Noir discusses all those elements, including the cinematographers (one of the sections I worked on in this book). Film noir: an encyclopedic reference to the American style.

Alain Silver, Elizabeth Ward. Overlook Press, - Performing Arts - pages. 1 Review. From inside the book. What people are saying User Review - unclebob - LibraryThing. Excellent guide, if dated Read full review. Contents. Section 1. 7: Section 2. Section 3. 32 4/5(1). Books shelved as film-noir: The Dark Side Of The Screen: Film Noir by Foster Hirsch, Film Noir Reader by Alain Silver, Dark City: The Lost World of Film.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!5/5(2).

Buy The Rough Guide to Film Noir (Rough Guides Reference Titles) 1 by Ballinger, Alex, Graydon, Danny, Rough Guides (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(7). Still, all three films appear in Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference To The American Style, whose editor, Alain Silver, contributes two commentary tracks in collaboration with cohort James duo chat amiably over Call Northside and Panic In The Streets, pointing out the great shots and elucidating how the movies document the pervasive corruption of post-war America.

chapter in Hollywood film making- noir. If jazz is America's cultural contribution to music,then American film noir stands as the pinnacle contribution to the medium of motion pictures.

Muller's book, Dark City is an enlightening testament to the creative genius of directors, actors, actresses. This is likely to become the book on film noir." -Robert Benton, writer of Bonnie and Clyde "This is certainly an important book to have on your shelf." — Leonard Maltin's Movie Crazy Blog "Thank heaven for the ecumenical definition of film noir used by the editors the fourth and fattest edition of The Film Noir Encyclopedia.

The compendium Brand: Abrams Press. Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style Alain Silver, Elizabeth Ward, Carl Macek, James Ursini, Robert Porfirio Snippet view - Film noir: 4/5(1). : Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style, Third Edition () and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at /5().

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Film noir: a comprehensive, illustrated reference to movies, terms, and persons by Michael L.

Stephens Call Number: PNF54 S74 Film noir is a uniquely American genre that has stylistic links to the German expressionist cinema of the s and thematic links to the hard-boiled crime fiction that emerged in the s.

Encyclopedic dictionary that covers 30 years of Mexican film production including works done outside the film industry like: documentaries, works created in schools and institutes, films in super 8mm and 16mm, animation, video, experimental cinema and films produced for television.

Film noir (/ n w ɑːr /; French:) is a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particularly those that emphasize cynical attitudes and sexual s and s are generally regarded as the "classic period" of American film noir of this era is associated with a low-key, black-and-white visual style that has roots in German Influenced: French New Wave, Neo-noir.

Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American this book Woodstock, New York: The Overlook Press,revised Comprehensive well-thought out and easy to use. The definitive reference book on this film genre, by two of its most insightful critics.

Alain Silver is also the editor of the seminal Film Noir Reader series. As for the book itself, it is a rather extensive and exhaustive reference guide to all things "film noir". It does not contain a lot of photographs (mostly black and white), more fine print, but at almost pages - this book covers just about anything and everything you could ask for related to noir + it could hold open a door in a stiff /5(14).

Film noir is a uniquely American genre that has stylistic links to the German expressionist cinema of the s and thematic links to the hard-boiled crime fiction that emerged in the s.

Generally the milieu is urban and middle class, and the overall feel is one of repression and fatalism. Silver, Alain, ed. Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style.

Woodstock, N.Y.: Overlook Press, DAVIS REFERENCE and UL REFERENCE PNF54 F This reference book provides a comprehensive, well-organized, and voluminously illustrated overview of the genre of film noir. The Historical Dictionary of Film Noir is a comprehensive guide that ranges from to present day neo-noir.

It consists of a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, a filmography, and over cross-referenced dictionary entries on every aspect of film noir and neo-noir, including key films, personnel, themes, issues, influences.

Film noir (suom. musta elokuva) on elokuvatermi, jolla kuvaillaan pääasiassa kyynisiä asenteita ja seksuaalisia motivaatioita sisältäviä Hollywoodin rikosdraamoja. Hollywoodin klassisen film noir -kauden katsotaan yleisesti kestäneen luvun alkupuolelta luvun lopulle; Paul Schraderin määritelmän mukaan se alkoi John Hustonin Maltan haukasta () ja päättyi Orson Wellesin.

Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style by Silver, Alain; Ward, Elizabeth. Harry N. Abrams, Hardcover.

Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

Sources for film noirs and published sources: Robert Ottoson, A Reference Guide to the American Film Noir: (The Scarecrow Press, ) Spencer Selby, Dark City: The Film Noir (McFarland & Company, Inc., ) Alain Silver and Elizabeth Ward, editors, Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style (The Overlook Press,Third Edition).

Gary: The Blackboard is now open for questions directed to Michael Keaney regarding his Film Noir Guide and general film noir questions. Thanks, again, Michael, and I think your Film Noir Guide should be in the library of everyone interested in film noir.

Marc Kagan: Hello, Mr. Click Link Here ?book= Film Noir An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style, Third Edition by Alain Silver ISBN ISBN Paperback; Bergenfield, New Jersey, U.s.a.: Overlook TP, March 1, ; ISBN The Encyclopedia of Film Noir is designed to provide an accessible yet scholarly, user-friendly but research-informed, comprehensive account of the phenomenon of fi lm noir—both the classical fi lm noir cycle (approximately –) as well the modern, or neo-noir, period, which constitutes fi lms produced after The.

Film noir is not a clearly defined genre (see here for details on the characteristics). Therefore, the composition of this list may be controversial.

To minimize dispute the films included here should preferably feature a footnote linking to a reliable, published source which states that the mentioned film is considered to be a film noir by an expert in this field, e.g.

[] [] [] []. Film Noir A Comprehensive, Illustrated Reference to Movies, Terms, and Persons (Book): Stephens, Michael L.: Film noir is a uniquely American genre that has stylistic links to the German expressionist cinema of the s and thematic links to the hard-boiled crime fiction that emerged in the s.

Generally the milieu is urban and middle class, and the overall feel is one of repression and. New York City Noir (five book set) Edited by: Tim McLoughlin, S.J.

Rozan, Lawrence Block, Robert Knightly and Patricia Smith For a limited time, we’re pleased to offer a complete set of all five New York City Noir Series titles (one book for each of the five boroughs: Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island) for only $50, plus shipping.

Film Noir, An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style, edited by Alain Silver and Elizabeth Ward,The Overlook Press, Woodstock, NY. May be unavailable. This encyclopedia is a valuable addition to any Film Noir library. The following is a list of films belonging to the neo-noir genre.

Following a common convention of associating the forties and fifties with film noir, the list takes to date the beginning of the genre.

1 List of films: – 2 List of films: – 3 List of films: – 4 List of films:   John Grant, in his book A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir: The Essential Reference Guide (), provides some recurring elements to film noir, stating, “The noirish worldview is typically nihilistic There may or may not be a femme fatale present That male protagonist may find himself trapped irrevocably in the noir quicksand.

In his essay on Suddenly for the movie reference book, Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style, Carl Macek wrote, "The sense of claustrophobia and despair unleashed by the assassins in Suddenly is completely amoral, and totally opposite of the style of harassment found in such non-noir, socially redemptive films as The.

Fiction, Film and TV (Pocket Essential series) Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style, Third Edition Encyclopedia of Film Noir Horror, The Film Reader (In Focus: Routledge Film Readers) The History of British Literature on Film, (The History of WorldFile Size: KB.

The only book that combines stars, films, genres, and history into one encyclopedic reference, The Encyclopedia of Hollywood, Second Edition Download the eBook The Encyclopedia Of Hollywood - Scott Siegel in PDF or EPUB format and read it directly on your mobile phone, computer or any device. Mayer, Geoff.

Encyclopedia of film noir / by. [Show the audience books that include many film noirs that are women’s noirs, as well as hardboiled noirs, by Robert Ottoson (The American Film Noir), Specer Selby (Dark City: The Film Noir), Michael L.

Stephens (Film Noir: A Comprehensive, Illustrated Reference Guide to Movies, Terms and Persons), and Michael F. Keaney (Film Noir Guide:.

A list compiling every film mentioned in the book 'FILM NOIR: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style'. Enjoyed Film Noir: Ultimate Guide to the Dark & Sexy Cinematic Style? Please share it in your social networks (Facebook, Twitter, email etc) by using social media buttons at the side or bottom of the blog.

Or post to your blog and anywhere else you feel it would be a good fit. : Indie Film Hustle. This was the book that started it all, the first study from French critics of what they saw as the darkening of the American film, or “film noir.” Every study of noir owes a debt to the foundation that was laid here by Borde and Chaumeton, who isolated many of the films, filmmakers, and themes that noir geeks are still talking about today.