A certain tendency of the Hollywood cinema, 1930-1980 / Robert B. Ray
Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1985.
Call No: 71(73) RAY Author: Ray, Robert B. (Robert Beverley), 1943 Place: Princeton, N.J. Publisher: Princeton University Press PubDate: 1985 PhysDes: x, 411 p. : ill. ; 25 cm Subject: HOLLYWOOD; WESTERNS; WORLD WAR II FILMS. USA; CULT FILMS. USA; FILM NOIR. USA; MUSICALS. USA; CASABLANCA (US, Michael Curtiz, 1942); IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (US, Frank Capra, 1946); MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE, THE (US, John Ford, 1962); GODFATHER, THE (US, Francis Ford Coppola, 1972); TAXI DRIVER (US, Martin Scorsese, 1976) Notes: Includes index; Bibliography: p. -397 ISBN: 0691047278 (alk. paper); 0691101744 (pbk.) LON: 3400531 More info
Cinema and modernity / John Orr
Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, 1993.
Call No: 62 ORR Author: Orr, John Source: UK Place: Cambridge, UK Publisher: Polity Press PubDate: 1993 PhysDes: ix, 224 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm Subject: THEORY; NOUVELLE VAGUE; FILM NOIR; AUTOMOBILES IN FILMS Summary: "This book discusses the complex relation between modernity and cinema drawing particularly upon the European and American cinema during the second half of the twentieth century. In this period, the author argues, the terms 'modernist' and 'postmodern' are both inappropriate to the cinema's critical vision of modernity. Instead there emerges a neo-modern movement which subverts American melodrama and supplants Italian neo-realism, yet also echoes the earlier modernisms of Dreyer, Eisenstein, Bunuel and Fritz Lang." - taken from back cover. Notes: Includes index. -- Filmography: p. -218. -- Bibliography: p. -201. ISBN: 0745611869 Contents: 1. Film and the Paradox of the Modern -- 2. Tragicomedy and the Cool Apocalypse -- 3. The Double and the Innocent -- 4. The Power of the Gaze -- 5. The Absent Image and the Unreal Object -- 6. Commodified Demons I: The Machine and the Mask -- 7. Commodified Demons II: The Automobile -- 8. The Strange Passions of Film Noir. More info
The Cinema book / edited by Pam Cook
London: BFI, 1985.
The cinema book / edited by Pam Cook and Mieke Bernink
London: British Film Institute, 1999.
Cinema of outsiders : the rise of American independent film / Emanuel Levy
New York: New York University Press, c1999.
Call No: 71(73) LEV Author: Levy, Emanuel, 1947 Source: US Place: New York Publisher: New York University Press PubDate: c1999 PhysDes: xiii, 601 p. : ill. ; 24 cm Subject: INDEPENDENT FILMS. USA; HOMOSEXUALITY AND THE CINEMA. USA; OUTSIDERS IN FILMS; MEN IN FILMS; FILM NOIR; FEMINISM AND THE CINEMA. USA; TYPE CHARACTERS IN FILMS; COMEDIES. USA; BLACKS AND THE CINEMA. US; BLACKS IN FILMS. USA; YOUNG PEOPLE AND THE CINEMA; FESTIVALS. PARK CITY. SUNDANCE; ARAKI, GREGG; NUNEZ, VICTOR; BROOKS, ALBERT; SMITH, KEVIN; COEN, JOEL & ETHAN; FERRARA, ABEL; WATERS, JOHN (US); HARTLEY, HAL; HAYNES, TODD; JARMUSCH, JIM; JOST, JON; LEE, SPIKE; LINKLATER, RICHARD; LYNCH, DAVID; MAMET, DAVID; NAIR, MIRA; SAYLES, JOHN; CASSAVETES, NICK; SODERBERGH, STEVEN; SOLONDZ, TODD; SEX, LIES AND VIDEOTAPE (US, Steven Soderbergh, 1989); BLOOD SIMPLE (US, Joel Coen, 1984); BOYZ N THE HOOD (US, John Singleton, 1991); IN THE COMPANY OF MEN (US, Neil Labute, 1997); GAS FOOD LODGING (US, Allison Anders, 1992); PULP FICTION (US, Quentin Tarantino, 1994); RESERVOIR DOGS (US, Quentin Tarantino, 1992); MEAN STREETS (US, Martin Scorsese, 1973) Summary: "Cinema of Outsiders is the first and only comprehensive chronicle of contemporary independent movies from the late 1970s up to the present. From the hip, audacious early works of maverick David Lynch, Jim Jarmusch, and Spike Lee, to the contemporary Oscar-winning success of indie dynamos, such as the Coen brothers (Fargo), Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction), and Billy Bob Thornton (Sling Blade), Levy describes in a lucid and accessible manner the innovation and diversity of American indies in theme, sensibility, and style."--BOOK JACKET Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 539-571) and index ISBN: 0814751237 (alk. paper) LON: 20253533 More info
Cinesonic : cinema and the sound of music / edited by Philip Brophy
North Ryde, N.S.W. St. Leonards, N.S.W.: Australian Film Television & Radio School Allen & Unwin, 2000.
Call No: 634 CIN Author: Brophy, Philip CorpAuthor: Australian Film, Television and Radio School Source: AT Place: North Ryde, N.S.W. St. Leonards, N.S.W. Publisher: Australian Film Television & Radio School Allen & Unwin PubDate: 2000 PhysDes: vii, 224 p. : ill. ; 21cm Subject: SOUND; AMERICAN INDIAN CINEMA; MUSIC IN FILMS; FILM NOIR; JAZZ IN FILMS; WESTERNS; DIALOGUE; NAZIS IN FILMS; PROMOTIONAL VIDEOS; LANG, FRITZ; WILLIAMS, HYPE; THOM, RANDY; MUSY, FRANCOIS; GODARD, JEAN-LUC; SHEA, DAVID; WELLES, ORSON; KWAIDAN (JA, Masaki Kobayashi, 1964); NOTTE DI SAN LORENZO, LA (IT, Paolo Taviani & Vittoria Taviani, 1982); APOCALYPSE NOW (US, Francis Ford Coppola, 1979); BLACK RIVER (AT, Kevin Lucas, 1991); MAN CALLED HORSE, A (US, Elliot Silverstein, 1970); HITLER - EIN FILM AUS DEUTSCHLAND (GW/UK/FR, Hans Jurgen Syberberg, 1977) Notes: Includes index; Bibliography ISBN: 1876351098 : $24.95; 1876351098; 1876351098 (Pbk); 1876351098 LON: 21470326 Contents: Part 1: Issues in sound design and film scores -- Designing a movie for sound: randy Thom in conversation -- Recording for Godard: Francois Musy in conversation -- Sampling the cinema: David Shea in conversation -- Part 2: Transmission from beyond the cinema -- The kinematic pneumacosm of Hype Williams: the rhythm of vision is a dancer / Kodwo Eshun -- My aisles of golden dreams: the beauty of supermarket music / Joseph Lanza -- Sonic darkness: notes towards an aesthetic of jazz in American film noiw / John Conomos -- Part 3: Encodings of orchestral statement -- Drums along the LA river: scoring the Indian / Claudia Gorbman -- The world heard: music, nature, film / Evan Eisenberg -- The original Ludwig van (and others): classical music as cultural marker / Roger Hillman - Part 4: Constructs of recorded sound -- Lang's sound / Adrian Martin -- Orson Welles' turn from live recording to postsynchronization: a technical and aesthetic evolution / Francois Thomas -- How sound floats on land: the suppression and release of folk and indigenous musics in the cinematic terrain / Philip Brophy More info
Contemporary cinema / John Orr
Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, c1998.
Call No: 62 ORR Author: Orr, John, 1943 Place: Edinburgh Publisher: Edinburgh University Press PubDate: c1998 PhysDes: xi,243 p. : ill. ; 24 cm Subject: CANADA; CHINA; MASCULINITY IN FILMS; RELIGION AND THE CINEMA; COMMUNISM AND THE CINEMA; DOUBLES IN FILMS; EXPRESSIONISM; FILM NOIR; HONG KONG; POLAND; PSYCHOLOGY AND THE CINEMA; SEX IN FILMS; SURREALISM AND THE CINEMA; ALLEN, WOODY; ALTMAN, ROBERT; ANTONIONI, MICHELANGELO; BEATTY, WARREN; BELMONDO, JEAN-PAUL; BERGMAN, INGMAR; BINOCHE, JULIETTE; BONNAIRE, SANDRINE; BURTON, TIM; CAGE, NICOLAS; CAMPION, JANE; CHABROL, CLAUDE; CHEUNG, LESLIE; COPPOLA, FRANCIS FORD; COSTNER, KEVIN; CRONENBERG, DAVID; DAHL, JOHN; DE NIRO, ROBERT; DE PALMA, BRIAN; DERN, LAURA; EGOYAN, ATOM; FIGGIS, MIKE; GERE, RICHARD; GONG, LI; GREENAWAY, PETER; HAUER, RUTGER; JAMESON, FREDRIC; KIESLOWSKI, KRZYSZTOF; LYNCH, DAVID; MALICK, TERRENCE; Pasolini, Pier Paolo; ROSSELLINI, ISABELLA; SCORSESE, MARTIN; SCOTT, RIDLEY; STONE, OLIVER; TRAN, ANH HUNG; WEIR, PETER; Wenders, Wim; WONG KAR-WAI; YOUNG, SEAN; ZHANG, YIMOU; ANDERSSON, BIBI; AUDRAN, STEPHANE; DUVALL, SHELLY; GIDLEY, PAMELA; JANDA, KRYSTYNA; KANESHIRO, TANESHI; LEUNG, TONY; LIN, BRIGITTE; KROTKI FILM O MILOSCI (PL, Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1988); KILL ME AGAIN (US, John Dahl, 1989); AH FEI ZHENG ZHUANG (HK, Wong Kar-Wei, 1991); HIMMEL UBER BERLIN, DER (GW/FR, Wim Wenders, 1987); ADJUSTER, THE (CN, Atom Egoyan, 1991); BELLE NOISEUSE, LA (FR, Jacques Rivette, 1991); BLADE RUNNER (US, Ridley Scott, 1982); BLOWUP (UK/IT, Michelangelo Antonioni, 1966); CHINATOWN (US, Roman Polanski, 1974); COOK, THE THIEF, HIS WIFE & HER LOVER, THE (NE/FR, Peter Greenaway, 1989); DAYS OF HEAVEN (US, Terrence Malick, 1978); JFK (US, Oliver Stone, 1991); LAST SEDUCTION, THE (US, John Dahl, 1994); LIEBESTRAUM (US, Mike Figgis, 1991); MCCABE AND MRS MILLER (US, Robert Altman, 1971); CZLOWIEK Z MARMURA (PL, Andrzej Wajda, 1977); ONE FALSE MOVE (US, Carl Franklin, 1991); PERSONA (SW, Ingmar Bergman, 1966); PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK (AT, Peter Weir, 1975); RAGING BULL (US, Martin Scorsese, 1980); DAHONG DENGLONG GAOGAO GUA (CC/HK/TZ, Zhang Yimou, 1991); DESERTO ROSSO, IL (IT/FR, Michelangelo Antonioni, 1964); SHINING, THE (UK, Stanley Kubrick, 1980); STALKER (UR, Andrei Tarkovsky, 1979); TROIS COULEURS: BLEU (FR, Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1993); TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME (US, David Lynch, 1992); WILD AT HEART (US, David Lynch, 1990); XICH LO (FR/V, Tran Anh Hung, 1995) Summary: "'Contemporary cinema' is a major study of key developments in the cinema over the last thirty years. It reworks Pasolini's landmark concept of 'the cinema of poetry' to look at the transformation of film form in its encounter with society, the sacred, the subjective and the presence of the camera. In the 1970s, the influential forms of a cinema of poetry are analysed in key features by Altman, Herzog, Malick, Scorsese, Weir, Von Trotta and Tarkovsky while in the 1980s and 1990s the emergence of new filmmakers has meant a diffusion of different cinemas of poetry using new techniques and new poetries. Of key importance here is the work of Kieslowski, Lynch, Egoyan, Campion, Greenaway, Zhang Yimou, Tran Anh Hung and Wong Kar-Wai, as well as the reinvention of science fiction and film noir in American genre."
Taken from back cover. Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index ISBN: 0748608362(pbk.) : No price LON: 13772409 ID2: 291 More info
Cracks in the pedestal : ideology and gender in Hollywood / Philip Green
Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, c1998.
Call No: 626:396 GRE Author: Green, Philip, 1932 Place: Amherst Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press PubDate: c1998 PhysDes: viii, 262 p. : ill. ; 25 cm Subject: GENDER AND THE CINEMA.USA; FEMINISM AND THE CINEMA. USA; FILM NOIR. USA; CREED, BARBARA; MULVEY, LAURA; STONE, SHARON; ALIENS (US, James Cameron, 1986); BASIC INSTINCT (US, Paul Verhoeven, 1992); FATAL ATTRACTION (US, Adrian Lyne, 1987); FURNESS, DEBORRA-LEE; GILDA (US, Charles Vidor, 1946); IMPULSE (US, Sandra Locke, 1990); LAST SEDUCTION, THE (US, John Dahl, 1994); MS. 45 (US, Abel Ferrara, 1981); NORMA RAE (US, Martin Ritt, 1979); STILTE ROND CHRISTINE M., DE (NE, Marleen Gorris, 1982); RIVER WILD, THE (US, Curtis Hanson, 1994); SHAME (AT, Steve Jodrell, 1988); SHAME [TV] (US, 1992); SWEET SWEETBACK'S BAADASSSSS SONG (US, Melvin Van Peebles, 1971); THELMA & LOUISE (US, Ridley Scott, 1991); VANISHING, THE (US, George Sluizer, 1993); SPOORLOOS (NE/FR, George Sluizer, 1988) Summary: Distinguishing his own neo-Marxist approach from that of other media scholars, Philip Green pursues two interrelated themes. In the first part of the book, he looks at the strategies Hollywood has employed to deflect or absorb the ideological challenges posed by the feminist critique of contemporary American society. He demonstrates the ways in which mainstream movies and television programs, no matter how unconventional or "subversive" they may appear, produce and reproduce familiar images of sexuality and gender identity. In the second part, Green highlights instances in which reproduction of the dominant ideology is less successful by examining several recent cinematic genres - the female action movie, the rape-revenge cycle, and the new film noir - that portray the real ambiguities of a social order in upheaval; As a male consumer of the cultural commodities being discussed, the author offers a perspective on American films and television different from that of most other feminist critics Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. -248) and index ISBN: 1558491198 (cloth : alk. paper); 1558491201 (pbk. : alk. paper) LON: 13262384 ID2: 290 More info
The crime films of Anthony Mann / by Max Alvarez
Jackson, Miss.: University Press of Mississippi, 2014.
Call No: 81MAN ALV Author: Alvarez, Max Source: US Place: Jackson, Miss. Publisher: University Press of Mississippi PubDate: 2014 PhysDes: 324 pages ; 24 cm Subject: CRIME FILMS; FILM NOIR; MANN, ANTHONY; DR. BROADWAY (US, Anthony Mann, 1942); STRANGERS IN THE NIGHT (US, Anthony Mann, 1944); TWO O'CLOCK COURAGE (US, Anthony Mann, 1945); GREAT FLAMARION, THE (US, Anthony Mann, 1945); STRANGE IMPERSONATION (US, Anthony Mann, 1946); DESPERATE (US, Anthony Mann, 1947); RAILROADED! (US, Anthony Mann, 1947); T-MEN (US, Anthony Mann, 1947); RAW DEAL (US, Anthony Mann, 1948); HE WALKED BY NIGHT (US, Alfred L. Werker and Anthony Mann, 1948); FOLLOW ME QUIETLY (US, Richard Fleischer, 1949); BORDER INCIDENT (US, Anthony Mann, 1949); SIDE STREET (US, Anthony Mann, 1950); TALL TARGET, THE (US, Anthony Mann, 1951) Summary: "Anthony Mann (1906-1967) is renowned for his outstanding 1950s westerns starring James Stewart (Winchester '73, The Naked Spur, The Man from Laramie). But there is more to Mann's cinematic universe than those tough Wild West action dramas featuring conflicted and secretive heroes. This brilliant Hollywood craftsman also directed fourteen electrifying crime thrillers between 1942 and 1951, among them such towering achievements in film noir as T-Men, Raw Deal, and Side Street. Mann was as much at home filming dark urban alleys in black-and-white as he was the prairies and mountains in Technicolor, and his protagonists were no less conflicted and secretive than his 1950s cowboys.In these Mann crime thrillers we find powerful stories of sexual obsession (The Great Flamarion), the transforming images of women in wartime and postwar America (Strangers in the Night, Strange Impersonation), exploitation of Mexican immigrants (Border Incident), studies of the criminal mind (He Walked by Night), and Civil War bigotry (The Tall Target). Mann's forceful camera captured such memorable and diverse stars as Erich von Stroheim, Farley Granger, Dennis O'Keefe, Claire Trevor, Richard Basehart, Ricardo Montalba´n, Ruby Dee, and Raymond Burr.The Crime Films of Anthony Mann features analysis of rare documents, screenplays, story treatments, and studio memoranda and reveals detailed behind-the-scenes information on preproduction and production on the Mann thrillers. Author Max Alvarez uses rare and newly available sources to explore the creation of these noir masterworks. Along the way, the book exposes secrets and solves mysteries surrounding the mercurial director and his remarkable career, which also included Broadway and early live television"-- LIBRARIES AUSTRALIA Notes: Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index ISBN: 9781617039249 Contents: -- introduction -- 1: From Lomaland to Broadway -- 2: From Broadway to Hollywood -- 3: Dr. Broadway (1942) -- 4: Strangers in the Night (1944) -- 5: Two O'Clock Courage (1945) -- 6: The Great Flamarion (1945) -- 7: Strange Impersonation (1946) -- 8: Desperate (1947) -- 9:Railroaded! (1947) -- 10: T-Men (1947) -- 11: Raw Deal (1948) -- 12: He Walked By Night (1948) -- 13: Follow Me Quietly (1949) -- 14: Border Incident (1949) -- 15: Side Street (1950) -- 16: The Tall Target (1951) -- 17: The Lost Noir of Anthony Mann -- postscript -- acknowledgments -- Anthony Mann crime filmography -- notes -- archival sources -- bibliography -- index -- More info
Crime movies : from Griffith to the Godfather and beyond / [by] Carlos Clarens
London: Secker and Warburg, 1980.
Crime scenes : movie poster art of the film noir ; the classic period : 1941-1959 / written and collected by Lawrence Bassoff ; foreword with Robert Wise
Beverly Hills: Lawrence Bassoff Collection, c1997.
Call No: 915 BAS Author: Bassoff, Lawrence CorpAuthor: Lawrence Bassoff Collection Source: US Place: Beverly Hills Publisher: Lawrence Bassoff Collection PubDate: c1997 PhysDes: 159 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 28 x 36 cm Subject: FILM NOIR; CRIME FILMS; POSTERS; ADVERTISING FOR FILMS; MERCHANDISING; WISE, ROBERT Summary: "Crime Scenes - Movie Poster Art of the Film Noir is the first book to trace the development and history of this intriguing movement by employing original movie poster art from over 100 vintage film noirs from the classic period of 1941 to 1959 including: The Maltese Falcon with Humphrey Bogart and Mary Astor, This Gun for Hire with Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake, Laura with Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews, and The Postman Always Rings Twice with Lana Turner and John Garfield. Originally displayed in movie theatres, these rare, ravishing and valuable posters and lobby cards also illustrate the signature in-house movie poster styles and printing processes utilized by the major studios and leading independents of the day. Academy Award-winning producer and director Robert Wise recalls his experiences as the RKO Radio Pictures contract director of such film noirs as Born to Kill (1947) and The Set Up (1949) in an informative foreword interview." - BOOK BLURB Notes: Contains bibliography and index of movie posters -- Dedicated to the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales ISBN: 1886310114 More info
Cultures on celluloid / Keith Reader
London New York: Quartet Books, 1981.
The dark age of American film : a study of the American "film noir" volume 1 / Robert G. Porfirio
Ann Arbor Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1979.
Call No: 734.1 PRO Author: Profirio, Robert G. Source: US Place: Ann Arbor Mich. Publisher: University Microfilms International PubDate: 1979 PhysDes: 246 p. ; 21 cm Subject: FILM NOIR Notes: Includes index.; A dissertation presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Yale University in candidacy for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy.; Includes bibliographical references. More info
The dark side of the screen : film noir / Foster Hirsch
San Diego London: A. S. Barnes Tantivy Press, 1981.
Call No: 734 HIR Author: Hirsch, Foster Edition: 1st ed Place: San Diego London Publisher: A. S. Barnes Tantivy Press PubDate: 1981 PhysDes: 229 p. : ill. ; 29 cm Subject: FILM NOIR; BAD GUYS; EXPRESSIONISM; WOMEN IN FILMS; BOGART, HUMPHREY; CHANDLER, RAYMOND; DASSIN, JULES; HITCHCOCK, ALFRED; LANG, FRITZ; HAMMETT, DASHIELL; MURDER MY SWEET (US, Edward Dmytryk, 1945); SORRY, WRONG NUMBER (US, Anatole Litvak, 1948); BIG CLOCK, THE (US, John Farrow, 1947); BIG HEAT, THE (US, Fritz Lang, 1953); BIG SLEEP, THE (US, Howard Hawkes, 1946); DOUBLE INDEMNITY (US, Billy Wilder, 1944); KILLERS, THE (US, Robert Siodmak, 1946); MALTESE FALCON, THE (US, John Huston, 1941); NIGHT AND THE CITY (US, Jules Dassin, 1950); PROWLER, THE (US, Joseph Losey, 1950); EDGE OF DOOM (US, Mark Robson, 1950); MURDER MY SWEET (US, Edward Dmytryk, 1945); GUN CRAZY (US, Joseph H. Lewis, 1949); BIG COMBO (US, Joseph H. Lewis, 1955) Notes: Includes index; Bibliography: p. 211-212; Filmography: p. 213-220 ISBN: 049802234X LON: 80028955; 1868575 More info
Dead on arrival : the fate of Australian film noir
Studies in Australasian cinema (2010) vol.4 iss.3 p.243-253 More info
Detours and lost highways : a map of neo-noir / Foster Hirsch
New York: Limelight Editions, .
Call No: 734.1 HIR Author: Hirsch, Foster Edition: [1st Limelight ed.] Place: New York Publisher: Limelight Editions PubDate:  PhysDes: 398 p. : ill. ; 23 cm Subject: FILM NOIR; FEMME FATALE; FILM NOIR. FRANCE; FULLER, SAMUEL; CHANDLER, RAYMOND; Wenders, Wim; WOOLRICH, CORNELL; Tarantino, Quentin; FROM DUSK TILL DAWN (US, Robert Rodriquez, 1996); CRISS CROSS (US, Robert Siodmak, 1948); GETAWAY, THE (US, Sam Peckinpah, 1972); USUAL SUSPECTS, THE (US, Bryan Singer, 1995); L.A. CONFIDENTIAL (US, Curtis Hanson, 1997); LAST SEDUCTION, THE (US, John Dahl, 1994); NATURAL BORN KILLERS (US, Oliver Stone, 1994); TIREZ SUR LE PIANISTE (FR, Francois Truffaut, 1960); AGAINST ALL ODDS (US, Taylor Hackford, 1984); BETRAYED (US, Constantin Costa-Gavras, 1988); BLUE VELVET (US, David Lynch, 1986); BOYZ N THE HOOD (US, John Singleton, 1991); CAPE FEAR (US, J. Lee Thompson, 1961); CAPE FEAR (US, Martin Scorsese, 1991); CHINATOWN (US, Roman Polanski, 1974); CONVERSATION, THE (US, Francis Ford Coppola, 1974); DEATH WISH (US, Michael Winner, 1974) Notes: SEE REPAIRS; Filmography: p. 329-377; Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-327) and index ISBN: 0879102888 Order Received: 2000 LON: 20214725 More info
The devil thumbs a ride, and other unforgettable films / Barry Gifford
New York: Grove Press,
Call No: 734 GIF Author: Gifford, Barry Edition: 1988 Place: New York Publisher: Grove Press PhysDes: 164 p. ; 21 cm Subject: FILM NOIR ISBN: 080213078X More info
The edge of the known world : mapping Australian noir
Lumina (Summer 2010) iss.2 p.105-117 Author: Cameron, Allan PhysDes: Article Subject: GENRES; FILM NOIR; LANTANA (AT, Ray Lawrence, 2001); SQUARE, THE (AT, Nash Edgerton, 2008); NOISE (AT, Matthew Saville, 2007) Summary: Article focusing on the influence of noir across a broad variety of Australian films and settings, from The square (Nash Edgerton, 2008) to works that don't easily fit the established definitions of noir such as Pure shit (Bert Deling, 1975) More info
Film at the intersection of high and mass culture / Paul Coates
Cambridge [England] New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Call No: 408 COA Author: Coates, Paul, 1953 Place: Cambridge [England] New York Publisher: Cambridge University Press PubDate: 1994 PhysDes: xvii, 201 p. ; 24 cm Series: Cambridge studies in film Subject: POPULAR CULTURE AND THE CINEMA; SCIENCE-FICTION FILMS; MELODRAMA; WESTERNS; FILM NOIR; RACIAL STEREOTYPES IN FILMS; STARS; GENRES; HORROR FILMS; VOICE OVER; MUSIC TELEVISION; SIRK, DOUGLAS; MARKER, CHRIS; TARKOVSKY, ANDREI; KIESLOWSKI, KRZYSZTOF; FRANJU, GEORGES; STALLONE, SYLVESTER; VALENTINO, RUDOLPH; LANG, FRITZ; LEE, SPIKE; MADONNA; MONROE, MARILYN; POTTER, DENNIS; BEDROOM WINDOW, THE (US, Curtis Hanson, 1986); FLY, THE (US, David Cronenberg, 1986); JETEE, LA (FR, Chris Marker, 1963); MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE, THE (US, John Ford, 1962); AUFZEICHNUNGEN ZU KLEIDERN UND STADTEN (GW, Wim Wenders, 1989); OUT OF THE PAST (US, Jacques Tourneur, 1947); ROCKY IV (US, Sylvester Stallone, 1985); OFFRET [SACRIFICE, THE] (SW/FR, Andrei Tarkovsky, 1986); SEARCHERS, THE (US, John Ford, 1956); SINGING DETECTIVE, THE [TV] (UK, Jon Amiel, 1986); SOLARIS (UR, Andrei Tarkovsky, 1972); WESELE (PL, Andrzej Wajda, 1972); DAY OF THE LOCUST, THE (US, John Schlesinger, 1975); REAR WINDOW (US, Alfred Hitchcock, 1954) Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 182-194) and index ISBN: 0521444721 (hardback) LON: 10419843 More info
Film genre 2000 : new critical essays / edited by Wheeler Winston Dixon
Albany: State University of New York Press, c2000.
Film genre reader / edited by Barry Keith Grant
Austin: University of Texas Press, 1986.
Film genre reader II / edited by Barry Keith Grant
Austin: University of Texas Press, 1995.
Call No: 64GEN FIL Author: Grant, Barry Keith, 1947 Edition: 1st ed Place: Austin Publisher: University of Texas Press PubDate: 1995 PhysDes: viii, 581 p. : ill. ; 24 cm Subject: GENRES; WESTERNS; GANGSTER FILMS; FILM NOIR; DISASTER FILMS; EPIC FILMS; HORROR FILMS; MELODRAMA; COMEDIES; TRANSVESTISM; WOMEN IN FILMS; VIETNAM WAR FILMS; MUSICALS; BLACKS IN FILMS; CANADA; AUTEUR THEORY; NARRATIVE IN FILMS; DETECTIVE FILMS; FEMINISM AND THE CINEMA; HOMOSEXUALITY AND THE CINEMA; HISTORICAL FILMS; PHILOSOPHY AND THE CINEMA; PORNOGRAPHY AND THE CINEMA; PSYCHOANALYSIS AND THE CINEMA; SCIENCE-FICTION FILMS; SEMIOLOGY; STRUCTURALISM; HITCHCOCK, ALFRED; MICHEAUX, OSCAR; CRONENBERG, DAVID; FORD, JOHN; PENN, ARTHUR; SIRK, DOUGLAS; CAVELL, STANLEY; CHANDLER, RAYMOND; FRYE, NORTHROP; MINNELLI, VINCENTE; TODOROV, TZVETAN; ZOO LA NUIT, UN (CN, Jean-Cluade Lauzon, 1987); SOME LIKE IT HOT (US, Billy Wilder, 1959); SHADOW OF A DOUBT (US, Alfred Hitchcock, 1943); BARKLEYS OF BROADWAY, THE (US, Charles Walters, 1949); YENTL (US, Barbara Streisand, 1983); IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT (US, Frank Capra, 1934); IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE (US, Frank Capra, 1946); MY DARLING CLEMENTINE (US, John Ford, 1946); STAGECOACH (US, John Ford, 1939); SINGIN' IN THE RAIN (US, Gene Kelly & Stanley Donen, 1952); THING, THE (US, Christian Nyby, 1951); [TWENTY] 20 MILLION MILES TO EARTH (US, Nathan Juran, 1957); VICTOR VICTORIA (UK, Blake Edwards, 1982); WRITTEN ON THE WIND (US, Douglas Sirk, 1956); NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (US, George A. Romero, 1968); FLY, THE (US, David Cronenberg, 1986); DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN (US, Susan Seidelman, 1985); CHINATOWN (US, Roman Polanski, 1974); APOCALYPSE NOW (US, Francis Ford Coppola, 1979); CHINATOWN (US, Roman Polanski, 1974) Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. -559) and index ISBN: 0292727771 (cloth : alk. paper); 029272778X (pbk. : alk. paper) LON: 11563059 More info
Wide Angle (January 1992) vol.14 iss.1 p.[whole issue] Author: Hall, Jeanne (ed) PhysDes: Article Subject: GENRES; KISS ME DEADLY (US, Robert Aldrich, 1955); FILM NOIR; FLY, THE (US, Kurt Neumann, 1958); TRANSVESTISM; MELODRAMA; NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (US, George A. Romero, 1968); HORROR FILM Summary: Wide Angle issue on Genre films. Articles on Film Noir and 'Kiss Me Deadly', 'The Fly', temporary transvestitism in films, melodrama and 'That Hamilton Woman', and feminism and horror film in 'The Night of the Living Dead'. More info
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Film noir : reflections in a dark mirror / Bruce Crowther
London: Virgin, 1990.
Call No: 734 CRO Author: Crowther, Bruce, 1933 Place: London Publisher: Virgin PubDate: 1990 PhysDes: 192 p. : ill. ; 27 cm Subject: FILM NOIR Notes: Reprint. First published: Columbus Books, 1988; Includes bibliographical references ISBN: 0862874025 LON: bnb86287402; 5808525 More info
Film noir / edited by Alain Silver and Elizabeth Ward ; co-editors Carl Macek and Robert Porfirio
London: Secker and Warburg, 1980.
Call No: 734 FIL Author: Silver, Alain; Ward, Elizabeth Place: London Publisher: Secker and Warburg PubDate: 1980 PhysDes: 393 p. : ill. ; 29cm Subject: FILM NOIR Notes: Bibl.: p.371-373. - Index ISBN: 0436464802 LON: bnb43646480; 1836425 More info
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FILM NOIR : (AT, Michael Liu, 1996)
Film noir guide : 745 films of the classic era, 1940-1959 / Michael Keaney
Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2003.
Call No: 734.1 KEA Author: Keaney, Michael Source: US Place: Jefferson, NC Publisher: McFarland PubDate: 2003 PhysDes: 542 p. ; ill. ; 27 cm Subject: FILM NOIR; FILM NOIR. USA Summary: An extensive guide of the film noir genre films that were made between 1940-1959. Gives ratings, film synopsis, type of noir, and cast and crew for each film. Over 700 films reviewed and no endings are given up by the text. ISBN: 0786415479 More info
Film noir production : the whodunit of the classic American mystery film / David Landau
New York: Routledge, 2017.
Call No: 734.1 LAN Author: Landau, David Source: US Place: New York Publisher: Routledge PubDate: 2017 PhysDes: xi, 170 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm Subject: FILM NOIR; NEO-NOIR; PRODUCTION; STUDIO SYSTEM; CRIME IN FILMS; GANGSTER FILMS; DETECTIVE FILMS; FEMME FATALE Summary: "Film Noir Production...is a book for those who like a good character-driven story -- and the noir films always deliver. The book contains behind-the-scenes tales of the productions of hard-boiled film classics and the prime players involved in their creation, from Darryl Zanuck and Raymond Chandler to John Seitz and Billy Wilder." -- BOOK BLURB Notes: Includes bibliographical references, appendices and index ISBN: 9781138201484 Donation: donated by Senses of Cinema Contents: Noir Comes to Light (The Maltese Falcon) -- The Noir Hero (Murder my sweet) -- The Noir Anti-Hero (This Gun for Hire) -- The Femmes of Noir: They Aren't Always Fatale (Double Indemnity) -- Directors and Studios: A Noir Relationship (Laura) -- The Noir Cast (The Big Sleep) -- Noir Themes (Macao) -- Noir Style; Music, Costumes and Art Direction (My Favorite Brunette) -- Noir Imagery: Lighting and Cinematography (The Big Combo) -- Noir Speak: Dialog & First Person Narrative (Kiss Kiss Bang Bang) -- Noir's Rebirth & Neo Noir (House of Games) -- Cross Genre Noir & Noir Influence (Brick) More info
Film noir reader / edited by Alain Silver and James Ursini
New York: Limelight Editions, 1996.
Call No: 734 FIL Author: Silver, Alain, 1947; Ursini, James Edition: 1st Limelight ed Place: New York Publisher: Limelight Editions PubDate: 1996 PhysDes: x, 343 p. : ill. ; 23 cm Subject: FILM NOIR; FEMME FATALE; MANN, ANTHONY; ANGEL FACE (US, Otto Preminger, 1952); KILLERS, THE (US, Robert Siodmak, 1946); PHANTOM LADY (US, Robert Siodmak, 1944); NIGHT AND THE CITY (US, Jules Dassin, 1950); KISS ME DEADLY (US, Robert Aldrich, 1955); LONG GOODBYE, THE (US, Robert Altman, 1973); HICKEY AND BOGGS (US, Robert Culp, 1972) Notes: Includes bibliographical references; Film noir ISBN: 0879101970 LON: 12195770 More info
Film noir reader 2 / edited by Alain Silver & James Ursini
New York: Limelight Editions, 1999.
Call No: 734 FIL Author: Silver, Alain, 1947; Ursini, James Edition: 1st Limelight ed. July 1999 Place: New York Publisher: Limelight Editions PubDate: 1999 PhysDes: x, 346 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm Subject: FILM NOIR; POLICE FILMS; OPENINGS OF FILMS; JAZZ IN FILMS; FILM NOIR. UK; FEMME FATALE; WOMEN IN FILMS; WOOLRICH, CORNELL; HITCHCOCK, ALFRED; FULLER, SAMUEL; POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE, THE (US, Bob Rafaelson, 1981); POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE, THE (US, Tay Garnett, 1946); FILE ON THELMA JORDON, THE (US, Robert Siodmak, 1949); PUSHOVER (US, Richard Quine, 1954); BIG HEAT, THE (US, Fritz Lang, 1953); KISS ME DEADLY (US, Robert Aldrich, 1955); DOUBLE INDEMNITY (US, Billy Wilder, 1944) Notes: Includes bibliographical references LON: 21222408 More info
Genre and contemporary Hollywood / Edited by Steve Neale
London: bfi Publishing, 2002.
Genre and Hollywood / Steve Neale
London: Routledge, 2000.
Call No: 64GEN NEA Author: Neale, Steve Place: London Publisher: Routledge PubDate: 2000 PhysDes: viii, 336 p. ; 25 cm Subject: GENRES; FILM NOIR; MELODRAMA; ACTION FILMS; ADVENTURE FILMS; BIOGRAPHICAL FILMS; COMEDIES; CRIME FILMS; DETECTIVE FILMS; EPIC FILMS; FORMALISM; FRONTIERS IN FILMS; GANGSTER FILMS; GENDER AND THE CINEMA; HORROR FILMS; MUSICALS; USA; SCIENCE-FICTION FILMS; SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN FILMS; STUDIO SYSTEM; THRILLERS; WAR FILMS; WESTERNS; WOMEN, FILMS FOR; WOMEN IN FILMS; YOUNG PEOPLE IN FILMS; YOUNG PEOPLE, FILMS FOR; TODOROV, TZVETAN; ALTMAN, ROBERT; BASINGER, JEANINE; DOHERTY, THOMAS; SCHATZ, THOMAS Summary: "Steve Neale provides a comprehensive introduction to genre and Hollywood cinema. He discusses all the major concepts, theories and accounts of Hollywood and genre, an the key genres which theorists and critics have tended to write about - from musicals to horror films, from action-adventure to the western. He also offers detailed revisionist accounts of melodrama and 'film noir', and puts forward new arguments about the place and importance of genre in understanding Hollywood cinema." -- Taken from back cover. Notes: Includes bibliography and index ISBN: 0415026059 : No price; 0415026067(pbk.) LON: 21413450 More info
Genre, gender, race and world cinema : an anthology / Edited by Julie F. Codell
Malden, Massachusetts: Blackwell Publishing, 2006.
Call No: 62(082) GEN Author: Codell, Julie F. Source: US Place: Malden, Massachusetts Publisher: Blackwell Publishing PubDate: 2006 PhysDes: ix, 474 pages ; 25 cm Subject: ASIANS IN FILMS; BOLLYWOOD; CULTURE AND THE CINEMA; CULTURAL IMPERIALISM; FILM NOIR; GENDER AND THE CINEMA; GENRES; WORLD CINEMA; GLOBALISATION; RACE AND THE CINEMA; IDENTITY IN FILMS; IDEOLOGY AND THE CINEMA; IRAN; MELODRAMA; NATIONAL CULTURE AND THE CINEMA; NATIONAL IDENTITY AND THE CINEMA; RACE AND THE CINEMA; RACIAL PROBLEMS IN FILMS; RACIAL STEREOTYPES IN FILMS; WORLD CINEMA; KAIGE, CHEN; NAIR, MIRA; CRYING GAME, THE (UK, Neil Jordan, 1992); FIGHT CLUB (US, David Fincher, 1999); HSI YEN (TZ, Ang Lee, 1993); INDIAN IN THE CUPBOARD, THE (US, Frank Oz, 1995); ORLANDO (UK/RU/FR/NE, Sally Potter, 1992); POCAHONTAS (US, Mike Gabriel & Eric Goldberg, 1995); SMOKE SIGNALS (US, Chris Eyre, 1998); ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER (SP/FR, Pedro Almodovar, 1999)
TODO SOBRE MI MADRE; TODO SOBRE MI MADRE (SP/FR, Pedro Almodovar, 1999); TRAFFIC (US, Steven Soderbergh, 2000) Summary: "a collection of essays that introduces the study of film theory through contemporay issues...Using four topics- genre, gender, race, and 'third cinema' - the book encourages critical discussions of films by students with a beginner's knowledge of film history. American, Asian, European and African cinema are all included." ISBN: 1405132337 Contents: Preface -- General introduction: film and identities --; Part I Genres: ever-changing hybrids -- Introduction and further reading -- Conclusion: a semantic/syntactic/pragmatic approach to genre: Rick Altman -- Film bodies: gender, genre, and excess: Linda Williams -- The body and Spain: Pedro Almodovar's 'All About My Mother': Ernesto R. Acevedo-Munoz -- Enjoy your fight! - 'Fight Club' as a symptom of the network society: Bulent Diken and Carsten Bagge Laustsen -- Film and changing technologies: Laura Kipnis -- Postmodern cinema and Hollywood culture in an age of corporate colonization: Carl Boggs and Tom Pollard --; Part II Genders: more than two -- Introduction and further reading -- Mobile identities, digital stars, and post cinematic selves: Mary Flanagan -- "Nothing is as it seems": re-viewing 'The Crying Game': Lola Young -- Crying over the melodramatic penis: melodrama and male nudity in the films of the 90s: Peter Lehman -- Travels with Sally Potter's 'Orlando': gender, narrative, movement: Julianne Pidduck -- Body matters: the politics of provocation in Mira Nair's films: Alpana Sharma -- Cowgirl Tales: Yvonne Tasker --; Part III Race: stereotypes and multiple realisms -- Introduction and further reading -- The family changes colour: interracial families in contemporary Hollywood cinema: Nicola Evans -- Black on white: film noir and the epistemology of race in recent African American cinema: Dan Flory -- Becoming Asian American: Chan is missing: Peter X. Feng -- 'The Wedding Banquet': global Chinese cinema and the Asian American experience: Gina Marchetti -- Another fine example of the oral tradition? Identification and subversion in Sherman Alexie's 'Smoke Signals': Jhon Warren Gilroy -- Playing Indian in the nineties: 'Pocahontas' and 'The Indian in the Cupboard': Pauline Turner Strong -- "You are alright, but..." Individual and collective representations of Mexicans, Latinos, Anglo-Americans and African-Americans in Steven Soderbergh's 'Traffic': Deborah Shaw --; Part IV World cinema: joining local and global -- Introduction and further reading -- Theorizing "third-world" film spectatorship: the case of Iran and Iranian cinema: Hamid Naficy -- The open image: poetic realism and the new Iranian cinema: Shohini Chaudhuri and Howard Finn -- The seductions of homecoming: place, authenticity and Chen Kaige's 'Temptress Moon': Rey Chow -- Cultural identity and diaspora in contemporary Hong Kong cinema: Julian Stringer -- "And yet my heart is still Indian": the Bombay film industry and the (H)indianization of Hollywood: Tejaswini Ganti -- Future past: integrating orality into Francophone West African film: Melissa Thackway -- Acknowledgements More info
Graphic violence on the screen / edited by Thomas R. Atkins
New York: Monarch Press, c1976.
A history of narrative film / David A. Cook
New York: Norton, c1981.
Call No: 70 COO Author: Cook, David A Edition: 1st ed Place: New York Publisher: Norton PubDate: c1981 PhysDes: xxiii, 721 p. : ill. ; 24 cm Subject: HISTORY OF CINEMA; HISTORY OF CINEMA. SILENT PERIOD; HISTORY OF CINEMA. 1950's; NARRATIVE IN FILMS; STAR SYSTEM; EXPRESSIONISM; MOTION PICTURE PRODUCERS AND DISTRIBUTORS OF AMERICA; STUDIO SYSTEM; ITALY; NEOREALISM; WAR AND THE CINEMA; FILM NOIR; NOUVELLE VAGUE; WIDE-SCREEN SYSTEMS; EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES; JAPAN; THIRD WORLD; GERMAN FEDERAL REPUBLIC; USSR; MELIES, GEORGES; PORTER, EDWIN S.; GRIFFITH, DAVID WARK; PUDOVKIN, VSEVELOD; CHAPLIN, CHARLES; Keaton, Buster; VON STROHEIM, ERICH; CITIZEN KANE (US, Orson Welles, 1941); CABINET DES DR. CALIGARI, DAS (G, Robert Wiene, 1920) Notes: Includes index; Bibliography: p. 671-692 ISBN: 0393090221 (pbk.); 0393013707 LON: 1583335 1583335 More info
Hollywood in Havana : US cnema and revolutionary nationalism in Cuba before 1959 / Megan Feeney
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2019.
Call No: 302(73:729.1) Author: Feeney, Megan Source: US Place: Chicago Publisher: The University of Chicago Press PubDate: 2019 PhysDes: viii, 320 pages: black and white illustrations; 23 cm. Subject: HOLLYWOOD; CUBA; CHAPLIN, CHARLES; CAPRA, FRANK; DISTRIBUTION; EXHIBITION; FILM NOIR; KAZAN, ELIA; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; PARAMOUNT STUDIOS; WARNER BROS.; GREAT DICTATOR, THE (US, Charles Chaplin, 1940); VIVA ZAPATA (US, Elia Kazan, 1952); TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE, THE (US, John Huston, 1948); MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON (US, Frank Capra, 1939); FACE IN THE CROWD, A (US, Elia Kazan, 1957) Summary: "From the turn of the twentieth century through the late 1950s, Havana was a locus for American movie stars, with glamorous visitors including Errol Flynn, John Wayne, and Marlon Brando. In fact, Hollywood was seemingly everywhere in pre-Castro Havana, with movie theaters three to a block in places, widely circulated silver screen fanzines, and terms like “cowboy” and “gangster” entering Cuban vernacular speech. Hollywood in Havana uses this historical backdrop as the catalyst for a startling question: Did exposure to half a century of Hollywood pave the way for the Cuban Revolution of 1959?
Megan Feeney argues that the freedom fighting extolled in American World War II dramas and the rebellious values and behaviors seen in postwar film noir helped condition Cuban audiences to expect and even demand purer forms of Cuban democracy and national sovereignty. At the same time, influential Cuban intellectuals worked to translate Hollywood ethics into revolutionary rhetoric—which, ironically, led to pointed critiques and subversions of the US presence in Cuba. Hollywood in Havana not only expands our notions of how American cinema was internalized around the world—it also broadens our view of the ongoing history of US-Cuban interactions, both cultural and political." -- Back cover. Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN: 9780226593692 Contents: Introduction. Looking up: Hollywood and revolutionary Cuban nationalism -- The film business that unites: early US cinema in Havana, 1897-1928 -- Teaching eyes to see: the advent of Cuban film criticism, 1928-1934 -- Our men in Havana: Hollywood and good neighborly bonds, 1934-1941 -- You are men! fight for liberty! Hollywood heroes and the pan-American bonds of World War II -- Breaking the chains: Hollywood noir in postwar Havana, 1946-1952 -- Rebel idealism: Hollywood in Havana during the Batistato, 1952-1958 -- Epilogue: the show goes on: Hollywood in Havana after 1958. More info
Inventing film studies / Lee Grieveson and Haidee Wasson, editors
Durham: Duke University Press, 2008.
Call No: 670 INV GRI Author: Grieveson, Lee; Wasson, Haidee Source: UK Place: Durham Publisher: Duke University Press PubDate: 2008 PhysDes: xxxii, 446 p. : ill. ; 24 cm Subject: American Film Institute; AVANT-GARDE FILMS; COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGERY; CRITICISM; FILM ART MEDIA; FILM CULTURE; FILM NOIR; FILM STUDY AND RESEARCH; FILMOGRAPHIES; HISTORY OF CINEMA. SILENT PERIOD; MARXISM AND THE CINEMA; MOTION PICTURE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA; MUSEUM OF MODERN ART [NEW YORK]; PHILOSOPHY AND THE CINEMA; PSYCHOANALYSIS AND THE CINEMA; REALISM IN FILMS; SOCIETIES, FILM; SOCIOLOGY AND THE CINEMA; SPECTATORSHIP; ALTHUSSER, LOUIS; BACHMANN, GIDEON; BARRY, IRIS; BAZIN, ANDRE; BELLOUR, RAYMOND; BERGSTROM, JANET; BORDWELL, DAVID; BRAKHAGE, STAN; BURGESS, ERNEST; BUSCOMBE, ED; CHAPLIN, CHARLES; COOK, PAM; DEREN, MAYA; FOUCAULT, MICHEL; FULLER, SAMUEL; GODARD, JEAN-LUC; GRIERSON, JOHN; GRIFFITH, DAVID WARK; GRIFFITHS, RICHARD; HAWKS, HOWARD; HAYS, WILL; HEATH, STEPHEN; HUFF, THEODORE; MACCABE, COLIN; METZ, CHRISTIAN; PARK, ROBERT; PATTERSON, FRANCES TAYLOR; PENLEY, CONSTANCE; RAINER, YVONNE; RAMSAYE, TERRY; RICHTER, HANS; ROTHA, PAUL; SARRIS, ANDREW; SCORSESE, MARTIN; SELDES, GILBERT; SHORT, REV WILLIAM H; STERN, SEYMOUR; THRASHER, FREDRICK; VOGEL, AMOS; VON STROHEIM, ERICH; WEINBERG, HERMAN G; WHANNEL, PADDY; WOLLEN, PETER Summary: Inventing Film Studies offers original and provocative insights into the institutional and intellectual foundations of cinema studies. Many scholars have linked the origins of the discipline to late-1960s developments in the academy such as structuralist theory and student protest. Yet this collection reveals the broader material and institutional forces—both inside and outside of the university—that have long shaped the field. Beginning with the first investigations of cinema in the early twentieth century, this volume provides detailed examinations of the varied social, political, and intellectual milieus in which knowledge of cinema has been generated. The contributors explain how multiple instantiations of film study have had a tremendous influence on the methodologies, curricula, modes of publication, and professional organizations that now constitute the university-based discipline. Extending the historical insights into the present, contributors also consider the directions film study might take in changing technological and cultural environments. -- Publisher description Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index ISBN: 9780822342892 Contents: The Academy and Motion Pictures / Lee Grieveson, Haidee Wasson
-- Making Cinema Knowable --
Cinema Studies and the Conduct of Conduct / Lee Grieveson
Taking Liberties: The Payne Fund Studies and the Creation of the Media Expert / Mark Lynn Anderson
"Reaching the Multimillions": Liberal Internationalism and the Establishment of Documentary Film / Zoe Druick
Young Art, Old Colleges: Early Episodes in the American Study of Film / Dana Polan
-- Making Cinema Educational --
Studying Movies at the Museum: The Museum of Modern Art and Cinema's Changing Object / Haidee Wasson
Classrooms, Clubs, and Community Circuits: Cultural Authority and the Film Council Movement, 1946-1957 / Charles R. Acland
Experimental Film and the Development of Film Study in America / Michael Zryd
From Cinephilia to Film Studies / Laura Mulvev, Peter Wollen
-- Making Cinema Legible --
Experimentation and Innovation in Three American Film Journals of the 1950s / Haden Guest
Screen and 1970s Film Theory / Philip Rosen
(Re)Inventing Camera Obscura / Amelie Hastie, Lynne Joyrich, Patricia White, Sharon Willis
Little Books / Mark Betz
-- Making and Remaking Cinema Studies --
Footstool Film School: Home Entertainment as Home Education / Alison Trope
Dr. Strange Media, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Film Theory / D. N. Rodowick More info
Looking past the screen : case studies in American film history and method / Edited by Jon Lewis and Eric Smoodin
Durham: Duke University Press, 2007.
Call No: 71(73) LEW Author: Lewis, Jon (editor); Smoodin, Eric (editor) Source: US Place: Durham Publisher: Duke University Press PubDate: 2007 PhysDes: x, 413 p. : ill. ; 23 cm Subject: MOTION PICTURES - HISTORY; USA; FILM CULTURE; FILM NOIR; REALISM IN FILMS; LUCAS, GEORGE; SPIELBERG, STEVEN; WEBER, LOIS; MURNAU, FRIEDRICH WILHEL Summary: The book looks at Hollywood cinema from the beginnings to the 70s, and uses both the film itself, and primary sources of information - collections of personal letters, popular and trade journals, fan magazines, and studio publications to develop a method of historical research to enable one to examine the social, politiical phenomenon which begins with the screen but extends to all society. Notes: Bibliography: p. 381-396; Includes Index ISBN: 9780322338215 Contents: The beginnings of American film study / Dana Polan -- The perfect money machine(s) : George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, and auteurism in the new Hollywood / Jon Lewis -- Lois Weber and the celebrity of matronly respectability / Shelley Stamp -- Tempting fate : Clara Smith hamon, or The secretary as producer / Mark Lynn Anderson -- The crafting of a political icon : Lola Lola on paper / Andrea Slane -- Going Hollywood sooner or later : Chinese censorship and The bitter tea of General Yen / Eric Smoodin -- Plain brown wrapper : adult films for the home market, 1930-1969 / Eric Schaefer -- Ethnography and exhibition : the child audience, the Hays office, and Saturday matinees / Richard deCordova -- Dish night at the movies : exhibitor promotions and female audiences during the Great Depression / Kathy H. Fuller-Seeley -- "A treatise on decay" : liberal and leftist critics and their queer readings of Depression-era U.S. film / David M. Lugowski -- Murnau in America : chronicle of lost films (4 devils, City girl) / Janet Bergstrom -- The American origins of film noir : realism in urban art and The naked city / Sumiko Higashi. More info
The Maltese touch of evil : film noir and potential criticism / by Shannon Scott Clute and Richard L. Edwards
Hanover, N.H. ; London: University Press of New England, c2011.
Call No: 734.1 CLU Author: Clute,Shannon Scott; Edwards, Richard L. Source: US/UK Place: Hanover, N.H. ; London Publisher: University Press of New England PubDate: c2011 PhysDes: xviii, 316 p. : ill. ; 23 cm Subject: FILM NOIR; CRITICISM; THEORY; PODCASTING Summary: "Noir is among the most popular, acclaimed, and critically assessed film styles of all time. The unfortunate consequence is an ever-growing divergence between fans and scholars with regard to goals and methods for appreciating and studying noir. The Maltese Touch of Evil aims to bridge that gap. Based on a series of popular podcasts, this unique and inspired investigation of film noir sets out to examine the case of noir more closely, and in the process reconfigures the critical evidence on noir that has been presented to date. The Maltese Touch of Evil reproduces and resequences nearly 150 still images from 31 great films, laying them out with the authors' informed and entertaining insights into the significance of each shot. The result is a de facto meta-film noir, a celebration of the genre that shows how these films are themselves "constrained' texts whose carefully calculated visual forms silmultaneously generate narrative and critical commentary on that narrative. You will never look at film noir the same way again." -- BOOK BLURB Notes: Formerly CIP; Includes bibliographical references (p. -300), filmography and index ISBN: 9781611680478 Donation: Donated by Senses of Cinema, 2013 Contents: -- acknowledgments -- preface -- A void in film noir studies -- One hundred thousand billion films noir: Oulipian works and potential -- Workshop of potential criticism: anoulipism and plagiarism by anticipation -- Build my scaffolding high: noir films as constrained texts -- Oufinopo: the noiremes -- post script: how we wrote our Noiremes -- postliminary 1: the guilty parties: out of the past: investigating Film Noir -- postliminary 2: computers and writers -- the MTOE project -- appendix 1 : selected filmography -- appendix 2 : podcastography -- notes -- further readings -- references -- index -- More info
The matter of images : essays on representations / Richard Dyer
London New York: Routledge, 1993.
Call No: 451-0 DYE Author: Dyer, Richard Place: London New York Publisher: Routledge PubDate: 1993 PhysDes: ix, 172 p. : ill. ; 24 cm Subject: TYPE CHARACTERS IN FILMS; HOMOSEXUALITY IN FILMS; MEN IN FILMS; FILM NOIR; BLACKS IN FILMS; RACE AND THE CINEMA; PAPILLON (US, Franklin J. Schaffner, 1973); PASSAGE TO INDIA, A (US/UK, David Lean, 1984); GILDA (US, Charles Vidor, 1946); JEZEBEL (US, William Wyler, 1938); SIMBA (UK, Brian Desmond Hurst, 1955); NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (US, George A. Romero, 1968); VICTIM (UK, Basil Dearden, 1961) Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index ISBN: 0415057183; 0415057191 (pbk.) LON: 9732647 More info
Modular narratives in contemporary cinema / Allan Cameron
BasingStoke [England] ; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Call No: 632.2 CAM Author: Cameron, Allan Source: US Place: BasingStoke [England] ; New York Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan PubDate: 2008 PhysDes: ix, 211 p. : ill. ; 23 cm Subject: LITERATURE AND THE CINEMA; NARRATIVE IN FILMS; MOTION PICTURES - HISTORY; COMMENTARY; FILM NOIR; 21 [TWENTY-ONE] GRAMS (US, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, 2003); ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND (US, Michael Gondry, 2004); MEMENTO (US, Christopher Nolan, 2000); RUN LOLA RUN (G, Tom Tykwer, 199; PULP FICTION (US, Quentin Tarantino, 1994) Summary: Alan Cameron looks at the narrarative in the film, and its relationship to the passing of time. He looks at the relationship between change and destiny, memory and history, and the representation of simultaneous events. He looks at linear and non-linear narrative, memory and forgetting, temporal anchoring and temporal drift, simultaneity and succession, and chaos and order. He looks at the relationship between the past, present and future Notes: Bibliography: p. 196-205; Includes index ISBN: 9780230210417 More info
More than night : film noir in its contexts / James Naremore
Berkeley: University of California Press, c1998.
Call No: 734.1 NAR Author: Naremore, James Place: Berkeley Publisher: University of California Press PubDate: c1998 PhysDes: xiv, 345 p. : ill. ; 24 cm Subject: FILM NOIR; BLACKLISTING. USA; B-MOVIES; ASIANS IN FILMS; BLACKS IN FILMS; CENSORSHIP; HERO IN FILMS; MODERNISM AND THE CINEMA; FILMS IN FILMS; DRUGS IN FILMS; POLITICS AND THE CINEMA; POSTMODERNISM AND THE CINEMA; DETECTIVE FILMS; SOCIAL-REALISM IN FILMS; CRIMINALS IN FILMS; VIOLENCE IN FILMS; WAR VETERANS IN FILMS; SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN FILMS; WASHINGTON, DENZEL; ALDRICH, ROBERT; CHANDLER, RAYMOND; DUNAWAY, FAYE; MUSURACA, NICHOLAS; FRANKLIN, CARL; FRANKENHEIMER, JOHN; GREENE, GRAHAM; HAMMETT, DASHIELL; JACKSON, SAMUEL L.; LADD, ALAN; BLUE DAHLIA, THE (US, George Marshall, 1946); PULP FICTION (US, Quentin Tarantino, 1994); CHINATOWN (US, Roman Polanski, 1974); CROSSFIRE (US, Edward Dmytryk, 1947); DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS (US, Carl Franklin, 1995); DOUBLE INDEMNITY (US, Billy Wilder, 1944); KISS ME DEADLY (US, Robert Aldrich, 1955); MALTESE FALCON, THE (US, John Huston, 1941); OUT OF THE PAST (US, Jacques Tourneur, 1947) Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-318) and indexes ISBN: 0520212932 (alk. paper); 0520212940 (pbk. : alk. paper) LON: 13441055 More info
Movies and mass culture / edited and with an introduction by John Belton
New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1996.
Call No: 408.1(73) MOV Author: Belton, John Place: New Brunswick, NJ Publisher: Rutgers University Press PubDate: 1996 PhysDes: viii, 279 p. : ill. ; 24 cm Series: Rutgers depth of field series Subject: NATIONAL IDENTITY IN FILMS. USA; CULTURE AND THE CINEMA. USA; POPULAR CULTURE AND THE CINEMA. USA; FILM NOIR. USA; FAMILY IN FILMS. USA; POSTMODERNISM AND THE CINEMA. USA; BLACKS IN FILMS. USA; POLITICS AND THE CINEMA. USA; SOCIETY AND THE CINEMA. USA; CONSUMERISM IN FILMS. USA; FASHION AND THE CINEMA. USA; NOSTALGIA IN FILMS. USA; POPULISM AND THE CINEMA. USA; GRIFFITH, DAVID WARK; BERKELEY, BUSBY; Lombard, Carole; DAMES (US, Ray Enright, 1934); E.T. THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL (US, Steven Spielberg, 1982); BIRTH OF A NATION, THE (US, David Wark Griffith, 1915); BLADE RUNNER (US, Ridley Scott, 1982) Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-269) and index ISBN: 0813522277 (cloth : alk. paper); 0813522285 (pbk.) LON: 11604013 More info
Movies and methods : an anthology / edited by Bill Nichols
Berkeley: University of California Press, c1976.
Call No: 62(082) MOV v.1 Author: Nichols, Bill Place: Berkeley Publisher: University of California Press PubDate: c1976 PhysDes: xi, 640 p. : ill. ; 24 cm Subject: STRUCTURALISM; CRITICISM; IDEOLOGY AND THE CINEMA; IDEOLOGY IN FILMS; POLITICS AND THE CINEMA; POLITICS IN FILMS; GENRES; AUTEUR THEORY; FILM NOIR; THEORY; WESTERNS; WOMEN AND THE CINEMA; FILM NOIR; SEMIOLOGY; METHODOLOGY OF FILM CRITICISM; ETHNOGRAPHIC FILMS; FEMINISM AND THE CINEMA; CAPRA, FRANK; RAY, NICHOLAS; VON STERNBERG, JOSEF; GODARD, JEAN-LUC; CITIZEN KANE (US, Orson Welles, 1941); SERPICO (US, Sidney Lumet, 1973); GODFATHER PART II, THE (US, Francis Ford Coppola, 1974); VENT D'EST (FR/IT/GW, Jean-Luc Godard & Dziga Vertov Group, 1970); WIND FROM THE EAST (FR/IT/GW, Jean-Luc Godard & Dziga Vertov Group, 1970); VIVRE SAVIE (FR, Jean-Luc Godard, 1962); KLUTE (US, Alan J. Pakula, 1971); TRUFFAUT, FRANCOIS; SHOCK CORRIDOR (US, Samuel Fuller, 1963); TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT (US, Howard Hawks, 1944); BLOW JOB (US, Andy Warhol, 1963); RIO LOBO (US, Howard Hawks, 1970); YOUNG MR. LINCOLN (US, John Ford, 1939) Summary: "Film teachers and students will welcome this new anthology, which makes available in one source a comprehensive selection of recent theoretical work on film, including many articles difficult to locate in the scattered literature. The contents are drawn almost entirely from the publications of the past fifteen years, and include work by the most original film thinkers - some well known to a wide public, some widely known among readers of film journals. Several important film-makers are also represented." -- BOOK BLURB Notes: Includes index; This is volume 1 ISBN: 0520031512 LON: cln74022969; 10151896 Contents: --- part 1 contextual criticism -- political criticism -- genre criticism -- feminist criticism -- part 2 formal criticism -- auteur criticism -- mise-en-scene criticism -- part 3 theory -- film theory -- structuralism-semiology -- More info
Philosophy and film / edited and with an introduction by Cynthia A. Freeland and Thomas E. Wartenberg
New York: Routledge, 1995.
Call No: 626 PHI Author: Freeland, Cynthia A; Wartenberg, Thomas E Place: New York Publisher: Routledge PubDate: 1995 PhysDes: 258 p. ; 24 cm Subject: PHILOSOPHY AND THE CINEMA; FEMINISM AND THE CINEMA; FILM NOIR; HORROR FILMS; RACIAL STEREOTYPES IN FILMS; LEE, SPIKE; SEA OF LOVE (US, Harold Becker, 1989); CASABLANCA (US, Michael Curtiz, 1942); GHOST (US, Jerry Zucker, 1990); WHITE PALACE (US, Luis Mandoki, 1990); [TWO THOUSAND AND ONE] 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (UK, Stanley Kubrick, 1968); EUROPA, EUROPA (FR/GW, Agnieszka Holland, 1990); PERSONA (SW, Ingmar Bergman, 1966) Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index ISBN: 0415909201; 041590921X (pbk.) LON: 11213335 More info
The philosophy of tv noir / edited by Steven M. Sanders and Aeon J. Skoble
Lexington, KN: University of Kentucky Press, c2008.
Call No: 734.1 PHI Author: Sanders, Steven M.; Skoble, Aeon J. Place: Lexington, KN Publisher: University of Kentucky Press PubDate: c2008 PhysDes: viiii, 272 p. ; 24 cm Series: the philosophy of popular culure Subject: AESTHETICS; ALIENS IN FILMS; CHARACTERIZATION IN FILMS; ETHICS AND TV; FILM NOIR; RELIGION AND TV; CARTER, CHRIS; FOUCAULT, MICHEL; GREENE, GRAHAM; BIG SLEEP, THE (US, Howard Hawkes, 1946); CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION [TV] (US/CA, 2000-); DARK CITY (US, Alex Proyas, 1997); D.O.A. (US, Ruldolph Mate, 1950); DOUBLE INDEMNITY (US, Billy Wilder, 1944); FUGITIVE, THE (US, Andrew Davis, 1993); HE WALKS BY NIGHT (US, Alfred Werker, 1948); LEVIATHAN (US/IT, George Pan Cosmatos, 1989); NAKED CITY [TV] (US, 1958-1963); X-FILES, THE [TV] (US, 1993-) Summary: Film noir reflects the fatalistic themes and visual style of hard-boiled novelists and many emigre filmmakers in 1940s and 1950s America, emphasizing crime, alienation, and moral ambiguity. In The Philosophy of TV Noir, Steven M. Sanders and Aeon J. Skoble argue that the legacy of film noir classics such as The Maltese Falcon, Kiss Me Deadly, and The Big Sleep is also found in episodic television from the mid-1950s to the present. In this first-of-its-kind collection, contributors from philosophy, film studies, and literature raise fundamental questions about the human predicament, giving this unique volume its moral resonance and demonstrating why television noir deserves our attention." "With this focus on the philosophical dimensions of crime, espionage, and science fiction series, The Philosophy of TV Noir draws out the full implications of film noir and establishes TV noir as an art form in its own right."--BOOK JACKET Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index ISBN: 9780813124490 Contents: Dragnet, film noir, and postwar realism / R. Barton Palmer -- Naked city: the relativist turn in TV noir / Robert E. Fitzgibbons -- John Drake in Greeneland: noir themes in Secret agent / Sander Lee -- Action and integrity in The fugitive / Aeon J. Skoble -- Noir et blanc in color: existentialism and Miami vice / Steven M. Sanders -- 24 and the existential man of revolt / Jennifer L. McMahon -- Carniva`le knowledge: give me that old-time noir religion / Eric Bronson -- The Sopranos, film noir, and nihilism / Kevin L. Stoehr -- CSI and the art of forensic detection / Deborah Knight, George McKnight -- Detection and the logic of abduction in The X-files / Jerold J. Abrams, Elizabeth Cooke -- Kingdom of darkness: autonomy and conspiracy in The X-files and Millennium / Michael Valdez Moses -- The prisoner and self-imprisonment / Shai Biderman, William J. Devlin -- Twin Peaks, noir, and open interpretation / Jason Holt. More info
Shades of noir : a reader / edited by Joan Copjec
London ; New York: Verso, 1993.
Call No: 734 SHA Author: Copjec, Joan Place: London ; New York Publisher: Verso PubDate: 1993 PhysDes: xii, 300 p. : ill. ; 23 cm Subject: FILM NOIR; FEMME FATALE; BLACK CINEMA; WOMEN IN FILMS; CHANDLER, RAYMOND; BLUE GARDENIA, THE (US, Fritz Lang, 1953); RAW DEAL (US, Anthony Mann, 1948); SECRET BEYOND THE DOOR... (US, Fritz Lang, 1948); DOUBLE INDEMNITY (US, Billy Wilder, 1944); RAGE IN HARLEM, A (UK/US, Bill Duke, 1991); BLUE VELVET (US, David Lynch, 1986); TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY (US, James Cameron, 1991) Notes: Includes bibliographical references ISBN: 0860914607 : $59.85; 0860916251 (pbk.) : $18.95 LON: bnb86091460; 10424769 More info
Violence and American cinema / edited by J. David Slocum
New York: Routledge, 2001.
Voices in the dark : the narrative patterns of film noir / J.P. Telotte
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1989.
Call No: 734 TEL Author: Telotte, J. P., 1949 Place: Urbana Publisher: University of Illinois Press PubDate: 1989 PhysDes: 248 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm Subject: FILM NOIR; NARRATIVE IN FILMS Notes: "An Illini book from the University of Illinois Press"--P.  of cover; Includes index; Filmography: p. -235; Bibliography: p. -242 ISBN: 0252060563 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0252015703 (hard : alk. paper) LON: 88017525; 5907473 More info
Women in film noir / edited by E. Ann Kaplan
London: BFI Publishing, 1998.
Call No: 734:451-02 WOM Author: Kaplan, E. Ann Edition: Rev. and expanded ed Place: London Publisher: BFI Publishing PubDate: 1998 PhysDes: ix, 238 p. : ill. ; 24 cm Subject: WOMEN IN FILMS; FILM NOIR; FEMINISM AND THE CINEMA; RACIAL STEREOTYPES IN FILMS; HOMOSEXUALITY AND THE CINEMA; FEMME FATALE; POSTMODERNISM AND THE CINEMA; HAUNTING, THE (US, Robert Wise, 1963); BOUND (US, Larry Wachowski & Andy Wachowski, 1996); CAT PEOPLE (US, Jacques Tourneur, 1942); LADY FROM SHANGHAI, THE (US, Orson Welles, 1948); KLUTE (US, Alan J. Pakula, 1971); MILDRED PIERCE (US, Michael Curtis, 1945); BLUE GARDENIA, THE (US, Fritz Lang, 1953); DOUBLE INDEMNITY (US, Billy Wilder, 1944); GILDA (US, Charles Vidor, 1946) Notes: Includes bibliographical references ISBN: 0851706665 (pbk.); 0851706657 (hbk.) LON: 14106071 More info
Women in film noir
Metro (2000) iss.121/122 p.164-168 More info