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Imaginary Biographies: Misreading the Lives of the Poets
by Geoff Klock
In 1946 French film critic Nino Frank, having just seen The Maltese Falcon, Double Indemnity, Laura, and Murder, My Sweet linked them all with the term "film noir." No one working on these projects knew they were making film noirs; Frank invented a label that connected them after the fact, and it is because of his label that the genre became famous. Imaginary Biographies: ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published June 1st 2007 by Bloomsbury Academic
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