Titel: A Companion to Film Noir
Autoren/Herausgeber: Andre Spicer, Helen Hanson
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage
Andrew Spicer is Reader in Cultural History at theUniversity of the West of England, UK. His principal researchinterests lie in film and cultural history, including genre,stardom and constructions of masculinity, British cinema, and therole of producers and screenwriters in film-making. He haspublished widely on all these topics, including Typical Men(2003) and Sydney Box (2006), and three volumes on filmnoir: Film Noir (2002), European Film Noir (2007),and the Historical Dictionary of Film Noir (2010). He iscurrently co-editing a volume about film producers, and writing astudy of Sean Connery.
Helen Hanson is a Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at theUniversity of Exeter, UK. Her research interests cover adaptation,gender and genre, film history, film style and technology, with aparticular focus on the history of Hollywood. She has writtenarticles and chapters on these topics, and has authoredHollywood Heroines: Film Noir and the Female Gothic Film(2007) and co-edited The Femme Fatale: Images, Histories,Contexts (2010). She also has a forthcoming book on theevolution of sound technology, sound craft and film style inHollywood cinema from 1931-1950.