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Dashiell Hammett and the Movies

Dashiell Hammett and the Movies( )
Author: Mooney, William H.
ISBN:978-0-8135-6253-7
Publication Date:Oct 2014
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $136.40
Book Description:

Dashiell Hammett and the Movies offers the first comprehensive study of how this iconic American writer's work was translated to the silver screen. Comparing multiple versions of classics like The Maltese Falcon, William Mooney demonstrates that Hammett's work was widely adaptable, exploited by the Hollywood studios in a variety of genres and inspiring generations of filmmakers. Packed with behind-the-scenes detail on the writing and production of each movie, this...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Mystery & Detective
Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.032 cm
Book Weight:0.35 Kilograms



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