Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir

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Macmillan, May 15, 1998 - Performing Arts - 206 pages
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Welcome to Dark City, urban landscape of the imagination. A place where the men and women who created film noir often find themselves dangling from the same sinister heights as the silver-screen avatars to whom they gave life. Eddie Muller, who led readers on a guided tour of the seamier side of motion pictures in Grindhouse: The Forbidden World of 'Adults Only' Cinema, now takes us on a spellbinding trip through treacherous terrain: Hollywood in the post-World War II years, when art, politics, scandal, style--and brilliant craftsmanship--produced a new approach to moviemaking, and a new type of cultural mythology. Dark City is a 1999 Edgar Award Nominee for Best Critical / Biographical Work.
  

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Review: Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir

User Review  - Christine Sinclair - Goodreads

The writing, photos and content of this book are great. I know way more about film noir now. My only complaint is "Spoiler Alert!" Nearly every film Muller discusses contains the entire plot ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeff - Goodreads

Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir (1998) This may be one of the best books I've read on film. The writing is thoughtful and fun to read. He doesn't treat the films like gospel but he recognizes ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
vi
Sinister Heights
8
The Precinct
13
Shamus Flats
11
Vixenville
11
The Psych Ward
25
Knockover Square
9
Losers Lane
14
Bibliography
6
Index
8
Copyright

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DARK CITY: THE LOST WORLD OF FILM NOIR May 1998 Trade Paperback St. Martin's Griffin Dark City is unique among film books. It entwines classic silver screen ...
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Eddie Muller's Biography | Red Room - Where the Writers Are
Muller earned the nickname "The Czar of Noir" after the publication of his histories of the subject, Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir, Dark City ...
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From: Dark City - The Lost World of Film Noir. Born in Chicago in 1909, of an Irish family in the building trades, Ryan was a shy kid with a precocious ...
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Film Noir: General Books
Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir. London: Titan Books, 1998. DAVIS PN1995.9.F54 M86 1998b This attractive book is a study of classic film noir, ...
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Eddie Muller Interview
Author of DARK CITY: The Lost World of Film Noir, DARK CITY DAMES: The Wicked Woman of Film Noir and a soon to be released new book in the works The ART OF ...
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Also in attendance is Eddie Muller who recently published DARK CITY: THE LOST WORLD OF FILM NOIR (St. Martin’s Griffin Press), an analysis of one of the ...
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Books About Film Noir at blackhat Mystery Bookstore
Dark City Lost World, "Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir" [1998] by Eddie Muller St. Martin 8x10 pb [5/98] for $16.07 ...
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Muller, Eddie, Dark City: The Lost World of Film Noir (St. Martins Griffin, New York, 1998). Munby, Jonathan, Public Enemies, Public Heroes (University of ...
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About the author (1998)

Eddie Muller, a writer and designer, is the creative director of St. Francis Studio, producing storytelling in all media. He co-authored Grindhouse (St. Martin's Griffin, 1996), a history of adults-only cinema in America, and his other books include Dark City Dames and The Art of Film Noir. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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