Film noir style : the killer 1940s / Kimberly Truhler
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ix, 262 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Summary
Explores twenty definitive film noir titles from 1941 to 1950 and traces the evolution of popular fashion in the decade of the 1940s, the impact of World War II on home-front fashion, and the influence of the film noir genre on popular fashion.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-254) and index.
Contents
From Depression to War -- The Maltese Falcon -- I Wake Up Screaming -- The Shanghai Gesture -- Patriotic Style -- This Gun for Hire -- Double Indemnity -- Laura -- To Have and Have Not -- Murder, My Sweet -- Mildred Pierce -- Homecoming -- Gilda -- The Postman Always Rings Twice -- Notorious -- The Big Sleep -- The Killers -- Boom, Blacklist, and a New Look -- Dead Reckoning -- Lady in the Lake -- Out of the Past -- The Lady from Shanghai -- The Asphalt Jungle -- Sunset Boulevard.
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ISBN
9781732273597 (hardcover)
1732273596 (hardcover)
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