- Author:Alain Silver,James Ursini
- Publisher:Taschen GmbH (June 25, 2004)
- Pages:192 pages
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Film Noir", by noir scholars and pundits Alain Silver and James Ursini, is slick and pretty.
Film Noir", by noir scholars and pundits Alain Silver and James Ursini, is slick and pretty. After the obligatory "What is Noir?" introductory chapter, Silver and Ursini break film noir down into 10 categories or motifs, dedicating a chapter to each one: "The Perfect Crime", "The Fatalistic Nightmare", "The Burden of the Past", "The Caper Film", "Docu-Noir", "Love on the Run", "Male Violence", "Women in Film Noir", "The Private Eye", and "The Darkness and Corruption".
This first of a series by Alain Silver and James Ursini brings together a diverse and informative collection of essays going back to early film noir scholarship.
Book 1 of 4 in the Film Noir Reader Series. This first of a series by Alain Silver and James Ursini brings together a diverse and informative collection of essays going back to early film noir scholarship. I learned more about noir from this book than from any other single publication. One person found this helpful.
Classic noir flicks of the 1940s-50s, illustrated and examined Beginning. Oct 21, 2012 Daniel rated it really liked it.
Filmmakers about whom he has written include David Lean, Robert Aldrich, Raymond Chandler, Roger Corman, and James Wong Howe. Silver graduated from UCLA with degrees in film production (. and critical studies (.
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James Ursini has co-written eleven books with Alain Silver, including their Film Noir Reader series, which established them as two of the foremost authorities on film noir. He has a doctorate in motion pictures studies and lectures on filmmaking in the Los Angeles area.
Alain Silver and James Ursini are the authors of Film Noir: The Encyclopedia. Alain Silver is the author of The Samurai Film and the coauthor of fifteen other books, including Raymond Chandler’s Los Angeles, and two screenplays.
Alain Silver, James Ursini. Place of Publication. His articles have appeared in numerous film journals, newspapers, and online magazines. from UCLA and is a member of the Writers Guild of America west and the Directors Guild of America.
James Ursini has contributed to various publications including Cinema, Femme Fatales, Mediascene, and Photon.
Noir, and four volumes of the Film Noir Reader series. James Ursini has contributed to various publications including Cinema, Femme Fatales, Mediascene, and Photon.
Alain Silver, James Ursini, Paul Duncan. Whether it's Double Indemnity, Kiss Me Deadly, or The Big Sleep, roam a screen world of dark and brooding elegance with this essential handbook to Film Noir.