Crime Films

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Crime Films
Thomas Leitch.
Cambridge University Press, 2002
A Guide to American Silent Crime Films
Larry Langman; Daniel Finn.
Greenwood Press, 1994
A Guide to American Crime Films of the Thirties
Larry Langman; Daniel Finn.
Greenwood Press, 1995
A Guide to American Crime Films of the Forties and Fifties
Larry Langman; Daniel Finn.
Greenwood Press, 1995
British Crime Cinema
Steve Chibnall; Robert Murphy.
Routledge, 1999
Shots in the Mirror: Crime Films and Society
Nicole Rafter.
Oxford University Press, 2000
Pre-Code Hollywood: Sex, Immorality, and Insurrection in American Cinema, 1930-1934
Thomas Doherty.
Columbia University Press, 1999
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 6 "Criminal Codes: Gangsters Unbound, Felons in Custody"
Classical Film Violence: Designing and Regulating Brutality in Hollywood Cinema, 1930-1968
Rutgers University Press, 2003
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 3 "Elaborating Gun Violence"
Radical Visions: American Film Renaissance, 1967-1976
Glenn Man.
Greenwood Press, 1994
Librarian’s tip: Chap. One "1967-1968, The Wonder Year, Part I: Bonnie and Clyde" and Chap. Five "Gangsters and Private Eyes: The Godfather Films and Chinatown"
Class, Crime, and Film Noir: Labor, the Fugitive Outsider, and the Anti-Authoritarian Tradition
Broe, Dennis.
Social Justice, Vol. 30, No. 1, Spring 2003
Genre Theory in the Context of the Noir and Post-Noir Film
Orr, Christopher.
Film Criticism, Vol. 22, No. 1, Fall 1997
The Poet and the Detective: Defining the Psychological Puzzle Film
Panek, Elliot.
Film Criticism, Vol. 31, No. 1-2, Fall-Winter 2006
Film Gris: Crime, Critique and Cold War Culture in 1951
Maland, Charles J.
Film Criticism, Vol. 26, No. 3, Spring 2002
Dreams & Dead Ends: The American Gangster Film
Jack Shadoian.
Oxford University Press, 2003 (2nd edition)
Overhearing Film Dialogue
Sarah Kozloff.
University of California Press, 2000
Librarian’s tip: Chap. Six "Words as Weapons: Dialogue in Gangster Films"
Asian Popular Culture
John A. Lent.
Westview Press, 1995
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 5 "Blood, Brothers, and Hong Kong Gangster Movies: Pop Culture Commentary on 'One China'"
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