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Product Description: Throughout his career, Preston Sturges (1898–1959) was known for bringing sophistication and wit to the genre of comedy, establishing himself as one of the most valuable writer-directors in 1940s Hollywood. Today, more than fifty years after they were originally produced, his films have lost little of their edge and remain extremely popular...read more

Hardcover:

9780810818156 | Scarecrow Pr, September 1, 1985, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: An examination of Sturges's work as an expression of his sensibility, which unified the dissonant features of his comic vision to offer an ironic and yet serious perspective on American life and society.

Paperback:

9780813141947 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Kentucky, April 3, 2013), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Throughout his career, Preston Sturges (1898–1959) was known for bringing sophistication and wit to the genre of comedy, establishing himself as one of the most valuable writer-directors in 1940s Hollywood.

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Product Description: A Choice Outstanding Academic Title Flourishing in the United States during the 1940s and 50s, the bleak, violent genre of filmmaking known as film noir reflected the attitudes of writers and auteur directors influenced by the events of the turbulent mid-twentieth century...read more

Hardcover:

9780813122434 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, June 7, 2002, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A Choice Outstanding Academic Title Flourishing in the United States during the 1940s and 50s, the bleak, violent genre of filmmaking known as film noir reflected the attitudes of writers and auteur directors influenced by the events of the turbulent mid-twentieth century.

Paperback:

9780813142050 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, May 10, 2013, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A Choice Outstanding Academic Title Flourishing in the United States during the 1940s and 50s, the bleak, violent genre of filmmaking known as film noir reflected the attitudes of writers and auteur directors influenced by the events of the turbulent mid-twentieth century.

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Product Description: Abraham Polonsky (1910–1999), screenwriter and filmmaker of the mid-twentieth-century Left, recognized his writerly mission to reveal the aspirations of his characters in a material society structured to undermine their hopes. In the process, he ennobled their struggle...read more
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Hardcover:

9781617036606 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, December 10, 2012, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Abraham Polonsky (1910–1999), screenwriter and filmmaker of the mid-twentieth-century Left, recognized his writerly mission to reveal the aspirations of his characters in a material society structured to undermine their hopes.

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