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Review: Build My Gallows High

User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

Great crime noir classic. Published in 1946, it still holds up brilliantly. Geoffrey Homes is the pen name for screenwriter Daniel Mainwaring, who authored Out of the Past (see book cover for still of ... Read full review

Review: Build My Gallows High

User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

There is huge disagreement among film buffs, scholars, the general public, and marketers about what is and isn't film noir. (I'm of the more selective school that says that a film isn't noir just ... Read full review

Review: Build My Gallows High

User Review  - Willem van den Oever - Goodreads

Hidden between the high Nevada mountain slumbers a quiet town called Bridgewater. Retired private eye Red Bailey wastes his days away fishing and mending his gas station, until one day a man shows up ... Read full review

Review: Build My Gallows High

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

This is the book upon which one of my favorite noir movies is based. Although it differs in many ways from the movie, including the way the story ends, the book ia a classic in itself. The author ... Read full review

Review: Build My Gallows High

User Review  - Mitch Duckworth - Goodreads

For the record; 4-Stars: Mitch wrote a 5,000 word essay on the novel BUILD MY GALLOWS HIGH and the film made from it, OUT OF THE PAST. If you have any interest in reading it, please contact him directly. Read full review

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User Review  - Marcus - Goodreads

Great film. Great book. Read full review

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User Review  - Bernard Norcott-mahany - Goodreads

"Out of the Past" which is based on this book is the quintessential film noir. I like other film noirs better (though I like a lot of them a lot), but this has all the features you'd expect in film ... Read full review

Review: Build My Gallows High

User Review  - Philip - Goodreads

Of course I'm reading a 1946 first edition copy from Morrow, not the paperback reprint shown here... BUILD MY GALLOWS HIGH became one of Hollywood's top Film Noir thrillers, OUT OF THE PAST, with ... Read full review

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User Review  - Nate Hendrix - Goodreads

This book is entertaining. It contains every cliche from every noir movie made in the 40s and 50s. Worth the read, but not the greatest book ever. Read full review

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User Review  - TrumanCoyote - Goodreads

Well, I guess I followed all of that (more or less). Mumsie's a weird name for a fatale btw... Read full review


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