New York, The Viking Press: 1972
Edition: 1st U.S. edition (softcover issue)
[some creasing in spine at bottom corner of rear cover, but no other significant wear]. (Cinema One, 20) 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 Siege... View More...