The Directors

The Directors

Book - 2012
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Noted film noir historians Alain Silver and James Ursini, acting as editors, concentrate in this work on the thirty key directors of the classic noir period. These include well-known luminaries, such as Orson Welles, Billy Wilder, Nicholas Ray, and Joseph Losey as well as lesser-known lights of noir, such as Gerd Oswald, Felix E. Feist, Ida Lupino, and John Brahm. Each article will include a short biography of the director, a list of their major noir films, as well as a deep analysis of the films themselves. The book boasts over two dozen collaborators from the world of film history and criticism. Lavishly illustrated with high-resolution photos illustrating the points made by the authors, this book is a must for any aficionado of the American style of film noir.
Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisc. : Limelight Editions, 2012.
ISBN: 9780879103941
0879103949
Branch Call Number: 791.43023 DIR
Characteristics: 476 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ursini, James
Silver, Alain 1947-

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