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Underworld U.S.A.

By: McArthur, Colin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1972

Edition: 1st U.S. edition

Seller ID: 17008

ISBN: 0-670-01953-4

Condition: Very Good


[moderate external wear; binding solid, text clean]. (Cinema One) Series Trade PB (B&W photographs) "A two-part book dealing with the history and development of the Hollywood gangster film (and its offshoot during the forties, the thriller or film noir)." The first section explores the genre's "characteristic themes, patterns, iconography, and actors," while the second section discusses the work of notable filmmakers who have worked within the genre: Fritz Lang, John Huston, Samuel Fuller, Nicholas Ray, Jules Dassin, Elia Kazan, Don Siegel, Robert Siodmak, and Jean-Pierre Melv... View more info