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Overkill : the rise and fall of thriller cinema

by Mesce, Bill, Jr.

Format: Print Book 2007
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction PN1995.9.S87 M47 2007
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
Call Number  PN1995.9.S87 M47 2007
The work examines the evolution of the thriller from the heyday of the Hollywood mogul era in the 1930s when it was primarily bottom-of-the-bill fodder, through its maturity in the World War II years and noir-breeding 1950s, its commercial and critical ascendancy in the 1960s and 1970s, and finally its subsequent box office dominance in the age of the blockbuster.
Additional Information
Subjects Thrillers (Television programs) -- United States -- History and criticism.
Publisher Jefferson, N.C. :McFarland,2007
Language English
Description x, 334 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-316) and index.
ISBN 9780786427512 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786427515 (softcover : alk. paper)
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