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Published: 09 June 2011

240 Pages | 40 illus.


ISBN: 9780195382792

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Starring New York

Filming the Grime and the Glamour of the Long 1970s

Stanley Corkin

  • Draws on a series of classic films—Mean Streets, Annie Hall, Death Wish, and others—to provide an urban history of a legendary city
  • Analyzes the city's role in a variety of cinematic genres: blaxsploitation, comedy, crime, and musical
  • Features over thirty illustrations from the era's epochal films
  • Considers the city's geography and its connection to other spaces around the globe

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