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Sweet Smell of Success

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Film Institute, 2010

Focused Study

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... as ruthless gossip columnist J. J. Hunsecker and his ambitious but doomed acolyte, Sidney Falco. James Naremore’s masterly study of Sweet Smell of Success offers new information about the many revisions of the screenplay, the production...

Acting in Cinema

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

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... the players are with us as much as ever. Selected Reading Richard Dyer, Stars, London, BFI Publishing, 1979. Revised edition 1998. James Naremore, Acting in the Cinema, Berkeley, University of California Press, 1988. VI Pudovkin, Film...

Hitchcock at the Margins of Noir

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alfred Hitchcock : Centenary Essays

British Film Institute, 1999

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... with cultivated British or mid-Atlantic accents (Laurence Olivier, George Sanders, Cary Grant, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern, Charles Laughton, Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Cedric Hardwick, John Forsythe, Edmund Gwynne, James Mason, Leo G....

The Future of Academic Film Study

Adrian Martin

Adrian Martin is film critic for The Age (Melbourne) and author of a study of Terrence Malick forthcoming from bfi Publishing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Movie Mutations : The Changing Face of World Cinephilia

British Film Institute, 2003

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... home is both frightening and necessary, both a melancholic loss of safety and security and tradition, and a bet on a potentially thrilling, wide-open future… .As your own work (like your book on film noir, More Than NightJames Naremore...

Dolores, Lady of Pain

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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On Kubrick

British Film Institute, 2007

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... G. P. Putnam’s took a chance with the novel, most American publishers had rejected it outright. Simon & Schuster reportedly turned it down because Mrs Schuster refused to have her name on ‘that dirty book’. Even James Laughlin of New...

Love and Death in A. I. Artificial Intelligence

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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On Kubrick

British Film Institute, 2007

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... Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, trans. James Strachey (London: Hogarth Press, 1929), vol. 17, p. 38. For a fascinating discussion of the relation between narrative closure and the death drive in Hitchcock’s Psycho, see Laura Mulvey,...

Afterthoughts

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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On Kubrick

British Film Institute, 2007

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...In the absence of a total synthesis or a key to Kubrick’s work, which I believe would be impossible, it may be useful to offer some remarks on the themes that have emerged from this study. From the beginning I’ve emphasised that Kubrick...

Dream City

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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On Kubrick

British Film Institute, 2007

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... released in the same year as Kubrick’s film, provides a virtual roadmap of Los Angeles. A somewhat later film of the type, Alexander Mackendrick’s Sweet Smell of Success (1957), was photographed by James Wong Howe in locations very near...

Silence, Exile, and Cunning

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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On Kubrick

British Film Institute, 2007

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... and talent; when de Rochement came to produce Mr. Lincoln, the TV film by James Agee and Norman Lloyd, he recommended Kubrick as one of the photographers, and he eventually provided part of the financing for Kubrick’s feature film.The bulk...

Warriors

James Naremore

James Naremore is Emeritus Chancellors’ Professor at Indiana University. He is the author of a number of books, including Acting in the Cinema (1988), The Films of Vincente Minnelli (1993), More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts (1998; 2008) and On Kubrick (2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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On Kubrick

British Film Institute, 2007

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...Alan Dwan’s The Sands of Iwo Jima (1949) stars John Wayne as a battle-scarred Marine sergeant who sacrifices himself for his unit and in doing so earns the respect of John Agar, a young recruit who had been trained by Wayne and who...