Crime Films

Crime Films: Selected full-text books and articles

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
Peer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).
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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