Death On The Cheap

Death On The Cheap

Complemented by dozens of black-and-white movie stills, this entertaining study of low-budget film noir and its influence on the history of cinema presents an informative filmography of neglected B films, including Bad Blonde, Bury Me Dead, ...

Author: Arthur Lyons

Publisher: Da Capo Press

ISBN: UOM:39015049643870

Category: History

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Complemented by dozens of black-and-white movie stills, this entertaining study of low-budget film noir and its influence on the history of cinema presents an informative filmography of neglected B films, including Bad Blonde, Bury Me Dead, Short Cut to Hell, They Made Me a Killer, Wicked as They Come, Date with Death, and others. Original. 15,000 first printing.
Categories: History

Film Noir Guide

Film Noir Guide

... James 153,259 Dean, Julia 110–11 Death in Small Doses 122–23, 123, 484, 490,499 Death of a Salesman 123–24, 481,487,496 Death of a Scoundrel 124, 124–25, 368, 484, 487,498 “Death on the Cheap: The Lost B Movies of Film Noir!

Author: Michael F. Keaney

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786463664

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 551

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More than 700 films from the classic period of film noir (1940 to 1959) are presented in this exhaustive reference book--such films as The Accused, Among the Living, The Asphalt Jungle, Baby Face Nelson, Bait, The Beat Generation, Crossfire, Dark Passage, I Walk Alone, The Las Vegas Story, The Naked City, Strangers on a Train, White Heat, and The Window. For each film, the following information is provided: the title, release date, main performers, screenwriter(s), director(s), type of noir, thematic content, a rating based on the five-star system, and a plot synopsis that does not reveal the ending.
Categories: Performing Arts

Belgravia

Belgravia

Unquestionably dirt is cheap throughout the universe , and if the general theory of the plurality of worlds is accepted , assuredly death also is cheap . In the mere existence of life no greater interest can rationally be taken than in ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105012228867

Category: English periodicals

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Categories: English periodicals

A Sense of the Holy

A Sense of the Holy

Their element is death at its deadliest. They haunt a miry suburb in ... To encounter that, to enter such benumbing, belittling, inert, penurious air is to taste the death in death. ... It was death made cheap, death for the million. 1.

Author: P. T. Forsyth

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9780965351706

Category: Religion

Page: 265

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This omnibus contains in their entirety The Divine Self-EmptyingÓ, The Holy FatherÓ, The Living ChristÓ, Christian PerfectionÓ, The Taste of Death and the Life of GraceÓ, The Soul of PrayerÓ, This Life and the NextÓ.
Categories: Religion

Parliamentary Debates

Parliamentary Debates

Captain RUSSELL wished to ask the CHEAP RAILWAY - FARES FOR Premier , If he was able to give the House any INVALIDS ... he referred to work since the death of the late Sir Patrick those who could , on the one hand , approach Buckley ...

Author: New Zealand. Parliament

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ISBN: UCSC:32106019788014

Category: New Zealand

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Categories: New Zealand

In the Fascist Bathroom

In the Fascist Bathroom

ever died " ; it was only a few weeks after that that I received a new book called Those Who Died Young , which grants ... Triple Platinum ) , as opposed to death by heroin in a cheap room with a chenille bedspread and , outside the ...

Author: Greil Marcus

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674445775

Category: Music

Page: 438

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Was punk just another moment in music history? Marcus delves into the after-life of punk as a richer phenomenon--a form of artistic and social rebellion that continually erupts into popular culture. In more than 70 short pieces, he traces the uncompromising strands of punk from Johnny Rotten to Elvis Costello, Sonic Youth, even Bruce Springsteen.
Categories: Music

The Gospel watchman

The Gospel watchman

TOO CHEAP " HE DIED FOR ME . " A PREACHER of the gospel had gone down into terror of the place ; the old shunned her , the miners of that grace and truth which came by young fled from her , her cursing and language were Jesus Christ .

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ISBN: OXFORD:555026787

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Boys in Khaki Girls in Print

Boys in Khaki  Girls in Print

'grow used to death': 'for if death becomes cheap it is the watcher, not the dying, who is poisoned' (90). She recognizes, but in the end, seems to find no solution for the 'deadlock', the paradox, that 'the pain of one creature cannot ...

Author: Jane Potter

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780191557545

Category: Literary Criticism

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Modernist texts and writings of protest have until now received most of the critical attention of literary scholars of the First World War. Popular literature with its penchant for predictable storylines, melodramatic prose, and patriotic rhetoric has been much-maligned or at the very least ignored. Boys in Khaki, Girls in Print: Women's Literary Responses to the Great War redresses the balance. It turns the spotlight on the novels and memoirs of women writers - many of whom are now virtually forgotten - that appealed to a British reading public hungry for amusement, news, and above all, encouragement in the face of uncertainty and grief. The writers of 1914-18 had powerful models for interpreting their war, as a consideration of texts from the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 shows. They were also bolstered by wartime publishing practices that reinforced the sense that their books, whether fiction or non-fiction, were not simply 'light' entertainment but a powerful agents of propaganda. Generously illustrated, Boys in Khaki, Girls in Print is a scholarly yet accessible illumination of a hitherto untapped resource of women's writing and is an important new contribution to the study of the literature of the Great War.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Ceremony and Civility

Ceremony and Civility

The very poor also appear in the records of coroners' inquests. dead in the streets During and described famines as or having severe frozen winters, to they death. were27 Cheap found housing was hard to come by, and some of the poor ...

Author: Barbara A. Hanawalt

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190490423

Category: History

Page: 320

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Medieval London, like all premodern cities, had a largely immigrant population-only a small proportion of the inhabitants were citizens-and the newly arrived needed to be taught the civic culture of the city in order for that city to function peacefully. Ritual and ceremony played key roles in this acculturation process. In Ceremony and Civility, Barbara A. Hanawalt shows how, in the late Middle Ages, London's elected officials and elites used ceremony and ritual to establish their legitimacy and power. In a society in which hierarchical authority was most commonly determined by inheritance of title and office, or sanctified by ordination, civic officials who had been elected to their posts relied on rituals to cement their authority and dominance. Elections and inaugurations had to be very public and visually distinct in order to quickly communicate with the masses: the robes of office needed to distinguish the officers so that everyone would know who they were. The result was a colorful civic pageantry. Newcomers found their places within this structure in various ways. Apprentices entering the city to take up a trade were educated in civic culture by their masters. Gilds similarly used rituals, oath swearing, and distinctive livery to mark their members' belonging. But these public shows of belonging and orderly civic life also had a dark side. Those who rebelled against authority and broke the civic ordinances were made spectacles through ritual humiliations and public parades through the streets so that others could take heed of these offenders of the law. An accessible look at late medieval London through the lens of civic ceremonies and dispute resolution, Ceremony and Civility synthesizes archival research with existing scholarship to show how an ever-shifting population was enculturated into premodern London.
Categories: History