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Gangster Films : A Comprehensive, Illustrated Reference to Movies, Terms and Persons - Michael L. Stephens

Gangster Films

A Comprehensive, Illustrated Reference to Movies, Terms and Persons

Hardcover Published: 30th June 1995
ISBN: 9780786400461
Number Of Pages: 368

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The conventions of gangster movies have become well known: the gum-chewing moll, the kiss of death, incorruptible G-men and well-dressed gangsters toting machine guns. The genre was first popularized in the silent era and has continued with such contemporary releases as Billy Bathgate and Bugsy. Films, actors, directors, producers, cinematographers, plot devices, themes and more are included in this encyclopedic reference work to gangster films. For people, there are biographical sketches that focus on their work in gangster films. The film entries include year of release, distributor, cast and production credits, and a brief synopsis. Terms are placed in context of the genre, with relevant examples form gangster films given.

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"its listing and intelligent commentary make it worthwhile as both a fun read and an excellent resource"--Cinescape

ISBN: 9780786400461
ISBN-10: 0786400463
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 30th June 1995
Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.1 x 16.5  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 0.68

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