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The Resource Hollywood's detectives : crime series in the 1930s and 1940s from the whodunnit to hard-boiled noir, Fran Mason

Hollywood's detectives : crime series in the 1930s and 1940s from the whodunnit to hard-boiled noir, Fran Mason

Label
Hollywood's detectives : crime series in the 1930s and 1940s from the whodunnit to hard-boiled noir
Title
Hollywood's detectives
Title remainder
crime series in the 1930s and 1940s from the whodunnit to hard-boiled noir
Statement of responsibility
Fran Mason
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mason, Fran
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Crime files
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Film noir
Label
Hollywood's detectives : crime series in the 1930s and 1940s from the whodunnit to hard-boiled noir, Fran Mason
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface -- Exploring detective films in the 1930s and 1940s: genre, society and Hollywood -- "Such lovely friends": class and crime in 'The thin man' series -- Between law and crime: the chivalric 'criminal' detective -- Englishness and America: Basil Rathbone's Sherlock Holmes -- Ordering the world: the uncompromising logic of Charlie Chan and Mr Moto -- The rise of the hard-boiled detective -- Conclusion: noir detectives, rogue cops, undercover men and police procedurals
Control code
ocn748328751
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 187 p.
Isbn
9780230578357
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011044504
System control number
(OCoLC)748328751
Label
Hollywood's detectives : crime series in the 1930s and 1940s from the whodunnit to hard-boiled noir, Fran Mason
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Preface -- Exploring detective films in the 1930s and 1940s: genre, society and Hollywood -- "Such lovely friends": class and crime in 'The thin man' series -- Between law and crime: the chivalric 'criminal' detective -- Englishness and America: Basil Rathbone's Sherlock Holmes -- Ordering the world: the uncompromising logic of Charlie Chan and Mr Moto -- The rise of the hard-boiled detective -- Conclusion: noir detectives, rogue cops, undercover men and police procedurals
Control code
ocn748328751
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 187 p.
Isbn
9780230578357
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011044504
System control number
(OCoLC)748328751

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