Crime Films

Crime Films: Selected full-text books and articles

Crime Films By Thomas Leitch Cambridge University Press, 2002
Shots in the Mirror: Crime Films and Society By Nicole Rafter Oxford University Press, 2000
Pre-Code Hollywood: Sex, Immorality, and Insurrection in American Cinema, 1930-1934 By 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 By Stephen Rutgers University Press, 2003
Librarian's tip: Chap. 3 "Elaborating Gun Violence"
Radical Visions: American Film Renaissance, 1967-1976 By 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 By 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 By Orr, Christopher Film Criticism, Vol. 22, No. 1, Fall 1997
The Poet and the Detective: Defining the Psychological Puzzle Film By Panek, Elliot Film Criticism, Vol. 31, No. 1-2, Fall-Winter 2006
Film Gris: Crime, Critique and Cold War Culture in 1951 By Maland, Charles J Film Criticism, Vol. 26, No. 3, Spring 2002
Dreams & Dead Ends: The American Gangster Film By Jack Shadoian Oxford University Press, 2003 (2nd edition)
Overhearing Film Dialogue By Sarah Kozloff University of California Press, 2000
Librarian's tip: Chap. Six "Words as Weapons: Dialogue in Gangster Films"
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