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Mickey Spillane On Screen

Author : Max Allan Collins
ISBN : 9780786492428
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In the mid–20th century, Mickey Spillane was the sensation of not just mystery fiction but publishing itself. The level of sex and violence in his Mike Hammer thrillers (starting with I, the Jury in 1947) broke down long-held taboos and engendered a near hysterical critical backlash. Nonetheless, Spillane’s influence has been felt—reflections of Hammer are visible in nearly every subsequent tough guy of fiction and film, including James Bond, Dirty Harry, Shaft, Billy Jack, and Jack Bauer. Spillane’s fiction came to the screen in a series of films that include Kiss Me Deadly (1955) and The Girl Hunters (1963) with the author himself playing his private eye. These films, and television series starring Darren McGavin and Stacy Keach respectively, are examined in a lively, knowledgeable fashion by Spillane experts. Included are cast and crew listings, brief biographical entries on key persons, and a lengthy interview with Spillane.

Obituaries In The Performing Arts 2009

Author : Harris M. Lentz III
ISBN : 9780786456451
Genre : Performing Arts
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Among 2009’s many notable losses in the performing arts are actors Patrick Swayze and Karl Malden, newsman Walter Cronkite, entertainers Soupy Sales and Captain Lou Albano, television icon Farrah Fawcett, and Michael Jackson. Obituaries of these and other performers and filmmakers, musicians and producers, dancers and composers, writers and others associated with the performing arts who died in 2009 can be found in this comprehensive reference work. For each, the date, place, and cause of death are provided, along with a recap of their career. Filmographies are given for film and television performers, and photographs of many of the individuals are included. Individual books in this annual series are available dating back to 1994. A subscription plan is available for future issues.

Whodoneit A Film Guide

Author : Terry Rowan
ISBN : 9781312308060
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Toward A Definition Of American Film Noir

Author : Amir Massoud Karimi
ISBN : UCSC:32106017686707
Genre : Performing Arts
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Hollywood Through Private Eyes

Author : Philip Kiszely
ISBN : 3039105477
Genre : Detective and mystery films
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" ... provides a new perspective on the private eye mini-genre of the studio era. Drawing extensively on archival material ... links the private eye screen adaptation to its novelistic source, charting the journey from page to screen and exploring the key influences along the way"--Back cover.

The New York Times At The Movies

Author : Arleen Keylin
ISBN : UOM:39015061161439
Genre : Performing Arts
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Glamour Girls Of Sixties Hollywood

Author : Tom Lisanti
ISBN : 9781476612416
Genre : Performing Arts
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During the 1960s, many models, Playboy centerfolds, beauty queens, and Las Vegas showgirls went on to become “decorative actresses” appearing scantily clad on film and television. This well illustrated homage to 75 of these glamour girls reveals their unique stories through individual biographical profiles, photographs, lists of major credits and, frequently, in-depth personal interviews. Included are Carol Wayne, Edy Williams, Inga Neilsen, Thordis Brandt, Jo Collins, Phyllis Davis, Melodie Johnson, and many equally unforgettable faces of sixties Hollywood.

Sociological Abstracts

Author : Leo P. Chall
ISBN : 00380202
Genre : Sociology
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CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.

Journal Of The University Film Association

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ISBN : UCAL:B5180738
Genre : Documentary films
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Films In Review

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105010557168
Genre : Motion pictures
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