More than 700 films from the classic period of film noir (1940 to 1959) are presented in this exhaustive reference book--such films as The Accused, Among the Living, The Asphalt Jungle, Baby Face Nelson, Bait, The Beat Generation, Crossfire, Dark Passage, I Walk Alone, The Las Vegas Story, The Naked City, Strangers on a Train, White Heat, and The Window. For each film, the following information is provided: the title, release date, main performers, screenwriter(s), director(s), type of noir, thematic content, a rating based on the five-star system, and a plot synopsis that does not reveal the ending.48 The Black Hand A singer and part-time extortionist (Dowling) is found strangled by one of her victims (Phillips), a former lover. ... The Black Book see Reign of Terror The Black Hand (Ai950) 93 min. ... BBa Between his more familiar musical roles, Irishman Kelly takes on the diaicult job of convincing you that hea#39;s Italian.
|Title||:||Film Noir Guide|
|Author||:||Michael F. Keaney|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2003-04-02|