Noir is the new black. From dangerous dames to grizzled gumshoes, this book is a couch-side must-have as you explore the grim world of Film Noir. Editors Paul Duncan and Jürgen Müller guide us through the bleak streets of the genre’s key themes and call out the essential flicks from 1940 to 1960. The book’s authors are Alain Silver and James Ursini, known for their Film Noir Reader series, and they provide an expert perspective on the gritty genre. Pages of vintage movie posters and stills will also get you in the mood, so take notes for your next movie binge night!
Alain Silver, James Ursini, Paul Duncan, Jurgen Muller
Hardcover, 5.5 x 7.7 in., 2.74 lb, 648 pages