6 edition of Hardboiled Hollywood found in the catalog.
April 1, 2005
by No Exit Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||240|
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"This book is a fascinating on-location excursion down the mean streets of a metastasizing metropolis and the shuttered backlots of a sputtering studio system, an anthropological thick description of the gangsters, stars, hustlers, hookers, and hangers-on in the lonely place that is Hollywood."—Thomas Doherty, Professor of American Studies, Brandeis University/5(3).
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Real-life bank robbers, twisted serial killers, and pulp novel /5(14). Apr 01, · About the Book. The tragic and mysterious circumstances surrounding the deaths of Elizabeth Short, or the Black Dahlia, and Marilyn Monroe ripped open Hollywood’s glitzy façade, exposing the city's ugly underbelly of corruption, crime, and murder.
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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From the s through the s, the famous Black Mask pulp magaz /5. Oct 26, · Hardboiled Fiction on Film. Given the narrative connections between hardboiled detectives and Southern California, it’s no surprise that Hollywood soon introduced viewers to adaptations of several of the works we’ve mentioned.
Humphrey Bogart became the face, in many ways, of the hardboiled detective in the years during and after World War II. This book provides a chance to compare the sources with the finished films, placing them in the context of the times in which they were made and the studio system that produced them.
From The Big. Sleep to Point Blank, and from The Godfather to LA Confidential, Hardboiled Hollywood takes you behind the scenes at the scene of the crime. The book reveals how human-environment relations must be understood at multiple scales and time frames.
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Westerns are some of Hollywood’s biggest exports, and this book takes clinical aim at Author: Wayne Holloway. Jan 15, · His work has also appeared in the Sunday Times (London), the Times Literary Supplement among others. He is the author of six previous books including Hardboiled Hollywood: The True Crime Stories that Inspired the Great Noir Films (Pegasus) and Straight from the Fridge, Dad: A Dictionary of Hipster Slang (Broadway).
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Free shipping for many products!/5(2). That Hard-Boiled Hollywood is bookended by the death of Marilyn Monroe and features a key cameo by a supine Lana Turner (not dead but unconscious after a much-publicized fainting spell at a swank studio party) is in keeping with Lewis’s stated ambition to write a book about “dead bodies left by the side of the road in post-war Los Angeles.
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The first book in the series, The Deep Blue Good-By, is a cruise into the sun-tinged world of Travis McGee, a casual detective and self-described bum living in houseboat in Florida.
Its hardboiled Hollywood. Only a handful of the 11 movies that Berlin-based British writer Max Décharné chronicles in Hardboiled Hollywood: The True Crime Stories Behind The Classic Noir Films are actually noir films in the classic sense—black-and-white ’40s and ’50s melodramas involving private eyes and no-good dames.
Instead, Hardboiled Hollywood is as concerned with gangster films such as Little Caesar and Author: Michaelangelo Matos. Compare cheapest textbook prices for Hard-Boiled Hollywood: Crime and Punishment in Postwar Los Angeles, Jon Lewis - Find the lowest prices on SlugBooks If you have this book go ahead and post it here and your listing will appear for all students at your school who have classes requiring this specific book.
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