Crowther, Bruce, 1933-.
Crowther, Bruce, 1933-. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Oliver Wendell Holmes Library.
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Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780862870973. Release Date:January 1984. Publisher:Columbus Books.
reality and myth in the movies. Published 1984 by Columbus Books in London. Historical films, History and criticism.
Hollywood exists to create and sell myth. I lived in Southern California and have been to some of the place mentioned in the book, the people and place in more detail, makes me want check the places out in more detail. Often, however, the myths created on screen are secondary to the rumors, half-truths, and lies that circulate through studio back lots and the press. Discover the real stories behind Hollywood’s greatest myths as veteran film critic Joe Williams sorts fact from fiction and examines how these tales came to be and why they persist. The lives of actor's that I thought I knew, wow shocked by some and insightful of others.
Crowther was born on 14 June 1880 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, his father also being Samuel Crowther. He was educated at the Friends Select School in Philadelphia and graduated . 1904) at the University of Pennsylvania.
Bruce Crowther looks into noir's literary origins (often in the novels of the so-called . His main interest outside books and the movies is jazz.
Bruce Crowther looks into noir's literary origins (often in the novels of the so-called 'hard-boiled' school typified by Raymond Chandler, Dashiell Hammett and Cornell Woolrich), and at how the material translated to the screen, noting in particular influences from German expressionist films and the almost indispensable techniques of flashback and voice-over narration. This Book commemorates a special period in film-making and a unique combination of talent resulting in a spectrum of films that are as welcome today on their small-screen airings as they were when first shown in cinema.
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Category:Bruce Crowther. The result of this was my first non-fiction book, Hollywood Faction: Reality And Myth In The Movies, which examines how movie makers have distorted American history. Soon, I was writing crime books and film books. Not surprisingly, among the latter was Film Noir: Reflections In A Dark Mirror.
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