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Film noir, American workers, and postwar Hollywood

Dennis Broe

Film noir, American workers, and postwar Hollywood

by Dennis Broe

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film noir -- United States -- History and criticism,
  • Crime films -- United States -- History and criticism,
  • Working class in motion pictures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDennis Broe ; foreword by Richard Greenwald.
    SeriesWorking in the Americas
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.F54 B76 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17052386M
    ISBN 109780813033228
    LC Control Number2008035071
    OCLC/WorldCa226356616

      Film noir and postwar America By Charles Bogle 1 July Film Noir Classic Collection, Vol. 4 (Act of Violence/Mystery Street/Crime Wave/Decoy/Illegal/The Big Steal/They Live by . Dennis Broe has taught at the Sorbonne and is the author of Maverick (Wayne State University Press, ), Class, Crime and International Film Noir, and Film Noir, American Workers, and Postwar Hollywood. His television series TV on TV is broadcast from Paris on Art District TV.

    Challenging conventional scholarship placing the origins of film noir in postwar Hollywood, Sheri Chinen Biesen finds the genre's roots firmly planted in the political, social, and material conditions of Hollywood during the war. After Pearl Harbor, America and Hollywood experienced a sharp Price: $   Dennis Broe has taught at the Sorbonne and is the author of Maverick (Wayne State University Press, ), Class, Crime and International Film Noir, and Film Noir, American Workers, and Postwar Hollywood. His television series TV on TV is broadcast from Paris on Art District TV.

    Film noir, which flourished in s and 50s, reflected the struggles and sentiments of postwar America. Dennis Broe contends that the genre, with its emphasis on dark subject matter, paralleled the class conflict in labor and union movements that dominated the following the evolution of film noir during the years following World War II, Broe illustrates how the noir figure.   A classic "film noir"-style promotional shot of Mary Meade and Dennis O'Keefe for T-Men (). Film noir was a style that registered a certain social discontent before and after World War II. These films were offbeat dramas in which dark and light, good and evil, were touched by the finger of Fate and switched roles.


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[Dennis Broe] -- "Ever since French critics began using the term film noir in the mids, a clear definition of the genre has remained elusive. Though sometimes defined visually, there is more to film noir than. Read "Film Noir, American Workers, and Postwar Hollywood" by Dennis Broe available from Rakuten Kobo.

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Contributors: Dennis Broe. ISBN Numbers: Subject(s): Literature - Film. Film noir, which flourished in the s and 50s, reflected the struggles and sentiments of post-war America. This book contends that the genre, with its emphasis on dark subject matter, paralleled the class conflict in labor and union movements that dominated the period.

Film noir (/ n w ɑːr /; French:) is a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particularly those that emphasize cynical attitudes and sexual s and s are generally regarded as the "classic period" of American film noir of this era is associated with a low-key, black-and-white visual style that has roots in German.

Film Noir, American Workers, and Postwar Hollywood Broe, Dennis Published by University Press of Florida Broe, Dennis. Film Noir, American Workers, and Postwar Hollywood. Dennis Broe makes the interesting case that American film noir expressed a working-class consciousness in the face of postwar labor strikes and Hollywood's own history of union activism.

As postwar liberalism gave way to McCarthyism, he argues, the noir hero and his relationship to the law reflected the changes taking place in American politics. Political Underpinnings of Film Noir Since film noir was rediscovered in the ’s, there have been many books analyzing the genre.

One could understandably ask what Dennis Broe’s new work, Film. Hollywood products of the period – much of the criticism surrounding film noir has tended to focus on the genre’s stylistic aspects and dark aesthetic.

The near total disregard for such concerns exhibited in Dennis Broe’s Film Noir, American Workers, and Postwar Hollywood provides just a.

edit data Dennis Broe has taught at the Sorbonne and is the author of Maverick (Wayne State University Press, ), Class, Crime and International Film Noir, and Film Noir, American Workers, and Postwar Hollywood.

His television series TV on TV is broadcast from Paris on Art District TV/5. Access to society journal content varies across our titles. If you have access to a journal via a society or association membership, please browse to your society journal, select an article to view, and follow the instructions in this box.

Film noir fans may prefer characters in the formulas developed after the war. At any rate, however much I enjoy postwar film noirs, the appeal of the war noir is just as strong, not only because of its mise-en–scène, but because of what is signified by its plot elements.

To begin with, I enjoy watching clever and courageous women in war noirs. The best books on Film Noir recommended by Barry Forshaw. Film writer Barry Forshaw plunges us into a world of dangerous women in ankle bracelets, flawed heroes silhouetted against a dark rain-swept street, smoky jazz scores and very unhappy endings.

They include Film Noir, American Workers and Postwar Hollywood (University Press of Florida, ); Class, Crime and International Film Noir:.

And even though some fans and critics limit film noir pictures to ones shot in black and white and despite the fact that the words film noir were first widely used about certain American movies, this list of feature length film noir movies additionally includes color films as.

Precursors to the erotic thriller. The late s to the mids are regarded as the "classic period" of the erotic thriller. In his book Hollywood’s Dark Cinema: The American Film Noir, Robert Barton Palmer claimed “perhaps the most popular genre in the s, the so-called erotic thriller [ ] is a direct descendant of the classic film noir”.

The film is one of Richard Lingeman’s touchstones in his new book The Noir Forties. For him the film dramatizes how, in the feverish world of immediate postwar America, “guilt is arbitrary.western technicolor film directed by John Ford where an American civil war veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his niece from the Comanches - starring John Wayne Origin of the Term "Film Noir" the term was coined in by French film critics watching American films that were made during the war and released abroad swiftly following   Cy Endfield (–) was a filmmaker who was also fascinated by the worlds of close-up magic, science, and invention.

After directing several distinctive low-budget films in Hollywood, he was blacklisted in and fled to Britain rather than “name names” before HUAC, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Un-American Activities Committee.