Dreams and dead ends : the American gangster film / Jack Shadoian.

Other titles
  • Dreams & dead ends.
  • Dreams and dead ends : the American gangster/crime film.
Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • New York : Oxford University Press 2001
Physical description
xv, 376 p. : ill.
ISBN
  • 0195142926 (paper)
  • 0195142918 (cloth)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Previous ed.: M.I.T. Press : London, 1977
Contents
  • 1: The Golden Age : the "classic" gangster film. Little Caesar (1930); The public enemy (1931) -- 2: Dark transformations : the descent into noir. High Sierra (1941) ; The killers(1946) -- 3: The genre's "enlightenment" : the stress and strain for affirmation. Kiss of death (1947) ; Force of evil (1948) ; Gun crazy (1949) -- 4: Going gray and going crazy : disequilibrium and change at midcentury. D.O.A. (1949) ; White heat (1949) -- 5: Focus on feeling : "seeing" through the fifties. Pickup on South Street (1953) ; 99 River Street (1953), The Phenix City Story(1955), The brothers Rico (1957) ; Kiss me deadly (1955) -- 6: Contemporary colorations : the modernist perspective. Bonnie and Clyde (1967) ; Point blank (1967) ; The godfather (1972), The godfather II (1975), and after -- 7: Toward the 21st century : frenzies and despairs. Once upon a time in America (1984) ; Things to do in Denver when you're dead (1995) -- Appendix[es]: Criss cross : one to "watch over and over" ; Gangster/crime/noir/post-noir : the top 14 ; 50 post-Godfather crime/noir films worth a look ; Aging well : 50 vintage gangster/crime/noir films
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Genre
  • Bibliography
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Language
  • English
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