- Author : Raymond Borde
- Release Date : 09 December 2021
- Publisher : City Lights Books
- Genre : Education
- Pages : 242 pages
- ISBN 13 : 087286412X
Download or read book entitled A Panorama of American Film Noir (1941-1953) by author: Raymond Borde which was release on 09 December 2021 and published by City Lights Books with total page 242 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Beginning with the first film noir, The Maltese Falcon, and continuing through the postwar "glory days," which included such films as Gilda, The Big Sleep, Dark Passage, and The Lady from Shanghai, Borde and Chaumeton examine the dark sides of American society, film, and literature that made film noir possible, even necessary. A Panorama of American Film Noir includes a film noir chronology, a voluminous filmography, a comprehensive index, and a selection of black-and-white production stills.