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The glittering skyscrapers of such movies as On the Town have shadowed the attribute seedy streets during which determined, passionate tales have performed out-as in Scandal Sheet and The Pawnbroker. In different movies, the urban is a cauldron of brilliant lighting fixtures, expertise, empire, egotism, worry, starvation, and change--the scenic epitome of the United States within the sleek age.
From Street Scene and Breakfast at Tiffany's to Rosemary's child, The Warriors, and 25th Hour, the 16 essays during this ebook discover the cinematic illustration of recent York as a urban of expertise, as a locus of ideographic characters and areas, as a urban of strikes and traps, and as a website of allurement and possibility. members ponder the paintings of Woody Allen, Blake Edwards, Alfred Hitchcock, Gregory l. a. Cava, Spike Lee, Sidney Lumet, Vincente Minnelli, Roman Polanski, Martin Scorsese, Andy Warhol, and various others.
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