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ISBN: 0306809966 / ISBN-13: 9780306809965

Death on the Cheap: The Lost B Movies of Film Noir

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Arthur Lyons entertainingly looks at the history of the B movie and how it led to the genre that would come to be called noir. The book, loaded with ... Show synopsis

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  • Death on the Cheap: The Lost B Movies of Film Noir (Da Capo Press) – Trade paperback (2000)
    by Arthur Lyons, Gerald Petievich (Foreword by)

    Death on the Cheap: The Lost B Movies of Film Noir

    Trade paperback, Da Capo Press
    2000
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    ISBN: 0306809966
    ISBN-13: 9780306809965

    Robert Mitchum once commented to Arthur Lyons about his movies of the 1940s and 1950s: "Hell, we didn't know what film noir was in those days. We were just making movies. Cary Grant and all the big stars at RKO got all the lights. We lit our sets with cigarette butts." Film noir was made to order for the "B," or low-budget, part of the movie double bill. It was cheaper to produce because it made do with less lighting, smaller casts, limited sets, and compact story lines--about con men, killers, cigarette girls, crooked cops ... Show more

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