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Hardboiled in Hollywood

by David E. Wilt

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Published by Bowling Green State University Popular Press in Bowling Green, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • California,
  • Los Angeles
    • Subjects:
    • Black mask,
    • Screenwriters -- United States -- Biography,
    • Motion picture industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- History,
    • Motion pictures -- United States -- Plots, themes, etc

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Wilt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1998.2 .W5 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination189 p. :
      Number of Pages189
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1573521M
      ISBN 100879725257, 0879725265
      LC Control Number91070902

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      This book provides a chance to compare the sources with the finished films, placing them in the context of the times in which they were made and the studio system that produced them. From The Big. Sleep to Point Blank, and from The Godfather to LA Confidential, Hardboiled Hollywood takes you behind the scenes at the scene of the crime.   Buy the Paperback Book Hard-Boiled Hollywood: Crime and Punishment in Postwar Los Angeles by Jon Lewis at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free .

      That Hard-Boiled Hollywood is bookended by the death of Marilyn Monroe and features a key cameo by a supine Lana Turner (not dead but unconscious after a much-publicized fainting spell at a swank studio party) is in keeping with Lewis’s stated ambition to write a book about “dead bodies left by the side of the road in post-war Los Angeles. Hardboiled in Hollywood Five Black Mask Writers and the Movies David Wilt Popular Culture From the s through the s, the famous Black Mask pulp magazine was the place where crime and mystery writers such as Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett, Erle Stanley Gardner, and John D. MacDonald published their work; it also provided Hollywood with some of its most prolific genre screenwriters.


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