Publisher: Oldcastle Books; 1st ed edition (March 1, 2003)
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the large Sleep, The Godfather, Little Caesar, l. a. Confidential—behind those vintage movies there’s a narrative ready to be informed, and pulp novels, financial institution robbers, and serial killers have all performed an element in shaping crime cinema. yet after Hollywood throws those parts into the blender—along with the calls for of censors, backers, and the usually rampant egos of stars and directors—the comprehensive movie frequently bears little resemblance to its resource. actual crimes are usually thought of by means of filmmakers to be too brutal, and their perpetrators too unattractive. while Sam Peckinpah filmed The Getaway, for example, the novel’s pessimistic finishing needed to be replaced to fit the tastes of its glittering stars, Steve McQueen and Ali McGraw. jam-packed with attention-grabbing evidence and anecdotes, Hardboiled Hollywood delves into the origins of the best crime motion pictures ever, putting them within the context in their occasions and the studio procedure that produced them.