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Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir

Muller, Eddie

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ISBN 10: 0312180764 / ISBN 13: 9780312180768
Published by St. Martin's Griffin
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New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 1998. Sm 8vo. 206pp. B/W photos. . Spine bumped a creased, large crease to rear. Inquire if you need further information. Bookseller Inventory # X10A-00166

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Title: Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

Book Condition:Good

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Welcome to Dark City, urban landscape of the imagination. A place where the men and women who created film noir often find themselves dangling from the same sinister heights as the silver-screen avatars to whom they gave life. Eddie Muller, who led readers on a guided tour of the seamier side of motion pictures in Grindhouse: The Forbidden World of 'Adults Only' Cinema, now takes us on a spellbinding trip through treacherous terrain: Hollywood in the post-World War II years, when art, politics, scandal, style--and brilliant craftsmanship--produced a new approach to moviemaking, and a new type of cultural mythology.

Dark City is a 1999 Edgar Award Nominee for Best Critical / Biographical Work.

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Eddie Muller, a writer and designer, is the creative director of St. Francis Studio, producing storytelling in all media. He co-authored Grindhouse (St. Martin's Griffin, 1996), a history of adults-only cinema in America, and his other books include Dark City Dames and The Art of Film Noir. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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