Class, Crime and International Film Noir

Globalizing America’s Dark Art

  • Dennis Broe

About this book

Introduction

Class, Crime and International Film Noir argues that, in its postwar, classical phase, this dark variant of the crime film was not just an American phenomenon. Rather, these seedy tales with their doomed heroes and heroines were popular all over the world including France, Britain, Italy and Japan.

Keywords

America argue bibliography Britain cold war democracy film French Great Britain Italy Japan Japanese knowledge mediterranean revolution

Authors and affiliations

  • Dennis Broe
    • 1
  1. 1.Long Island UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137290144
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Media & Culture Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45041-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-29014-4
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