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Crime Films: Investigating the Scene

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"Crime Films: Investigating the Scene" analyzes the wide body of films that fall under the rubric of crime, from the gangster film to the film noir to classic whodunit television series like "Law and Order" and "CSI." Ever since Edwin S. Porter's "The Great Train Robbery" in 1903, audiences have been fascinated by films about crime and the world as seen from both sides of ...more
Paperback, 142 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by Wallflower Press
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Nov 12, 2013 Andy rated it liked it
Crime Films: Investigating the Scene is a short, introductory book on crime films that does a better job of explaining the genre's origins than it does in exploring its developments. Still, you can't expect a book slightly over 100 pages to do everything. Too much time is devoted to television (British and American) for my taste, although these elements are important in any consideration of crime films. A few isolated films are discussed, but not in any depth. The glossary, list of major crime f ...more
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