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Author Fujiwara, Chris.

Title Jacques Tourneur : the cinema of nightfall / by Chris Fujiwara ; with a foreword by Martin Scorsese.

Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [1998]
©1998

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 UniM Southbank  791.430233 Tou    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Filmography: pages 301-317.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-321) and index.
Contents Foreword / Martin Scorsese -- Maurice Tourneur -- Jacques Tourneur: I -- Jacques Tourneur: II -- French Films (1931-1934) -- Second-Unit Work (1934-1938) -- MGM Shorts (1936-1942) -- They All Come Out (1939) -- The Nick Carter Films: Nick Carter, Master Detective (1939) and Phantom Raiders (1940) -- Doctors Don't Tell (1941) -- Cat People (1942) -- I Walked with a Zombie (1943) -- The Leopard Man (1943) -- Days of Glory (1944) -- Experiment Perilous (1944) -- "Reward Unlimited" (1944) -- Canyon Passage (1946) -- Out of the Past (1947) -- Berlin Express (1948) -- Easy Living (1949) -- Stars in My Crown (1950) -- The Flame and the Arrow (1950) -- Circle of Danger (1951) -- Anne of the Indies (1951) -- Way of a Gaucho (1952) -- Appointment in Honduras (1953) -- Stranger on Horseback (1955) -- Wichita (1955) -- Great Day in the Morning (1956) -- Nightfall (1957) -- Night of the Demon (1957) -- The Fearmakers (1958) -- Timbuktu (1959) -- La Battaglia di Maratona (1959).
The AIP Films: The Comedy of Terrors (1963) and War-Gods of the Deep (1965) -- Television Films.
Summary This insightful work examines each of Tourneur's films, as well as his extensive work on MGM shorts (1936-1942) and in television. What emerges is evidence of a highly coherent directorial style that runs throughout Tourneur's works.
Subject Tourneur, Jacques, 1904-1977 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Motion picture producers and directors -- United States.
Motion picture producers and directors -- France.
Variant Title Cinema of nightfall.
ISBN 0786404914 (alk. paper)