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Dashiell Hammett and the Movies

Dashiell Hammett and the Movies( )
Author: Mooney, William H.
ISBN:978-0-8135-7304-5
Publication Date:Nov 2014
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $28.95
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: Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism
Literary Criticism / Mystery & Detective
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches



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