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Hardboiled Hollywood the true crime stories behind the classic noir films by Max DГ©charnГ©

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Published by Pegasus Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Gangster films,
  • Detective and mystery films,
  • Police films,
  • History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-223), filmography (p. 223), and index.

StatementMax Décharné
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.D4 D43 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26248817M
ISBN 101605980765, 1605980838
ISBN 109781605980768, 9781605980836

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