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Author Brook, Vincent, 1946-
Title Driven to darkness : Jewish emigre directors and the rise of film noir / Vincent Brook.
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2009.

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Author Brook, Vincent, 1946-
Subject Film noir -- United States -- History and criticism.
Jewish motion picture producers and directors -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Description 1 online resource (1 online resource (ix, 285 pages)) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Includes filmography.
Contents Introduction -- Jews in Germany : torn between two worlds -- Jews and expressionism : "performing high and low" -- The father of film noir : Fritz Lang -- Fritz Lang in Hollywood -- The French connection : Robert Siodmak -- Viennese twins : Billy and Willy Wilder -- The ABZs of film noir : Otto Preminger and Edgar G. Ulmer -- Woman's directors : Curtis Bernhardt and Max Ophuls -- Pathological noir, populist noir, and an act of violence : John Brahm, Anatole Litvak, Fred Zinnemann.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780813548333 (electronic bk.)
0813548330 (electronic bk.)
9780813546292 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
081354629X (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780813546308 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0813546303 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 593295661
Additional Format Print version: Brook, Vincent, 1946- Driven to darkness. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2009 9780813546292 (DLC) 2009000772 (OCoLC)298131269