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8 edition of Dark cinema found in the catalog.

Dark cinema

American film noir in cultural perspective

by Jon Tuska

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Detective and mystery films -- United States -- History and criticism,
    • Film noir -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesFilm noir in cultural perspective.
      StatementJon Tuska.
      SeriesContributions to the study of popular culture,, no. 9
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.D4 T79 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 305 p., [18] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages305
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2838931M
      ISBN 100313230455
      LC Control Number84000710

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