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Tegami Bachi 22: Film Noir: Tegamibachi, Letter Bee

By: Asada Hiroyuki
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Film noir

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...Two silhouetted figures in The Big Combo (1955). The film's cinematographer was John Alton, the creator of many of film noir's s... ...5). The film's cinematographer was John Alton, the creator of many of film noir's stylized images. ... ... stylized images. Film noir (; French pronunciation: ​) is a cinematic term used primari... ...ized images. Film noir (; French pronunciation: ​) is a cinematic term used primarily to... ... emphasize cynical attitudes and sexual motivations. Hollywood's classical film noir period is generally regarded as extending from the early 1940s to... ...asize cynical attitudes and sexual motivations. Hollywood's classical film noir period is generally regarded as extending from the early 1940s to the ... ...is generally regarded as extending from the early 1940s to the late 1950s. Film noir of this era is associated with a low-key black-and-white visual s... ...nerally regarded as extending from the early 1940s to the late 1950s. Film noir of this era is associated with a low-key black-and-white visual style ... ...he United States during the Great Depression. The term film noir, French for "black film",[1] first applied to Hollywood films by ...

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Jabberwocky 2: Volume 2: Jabber Wocky

By: Masato Hisa

... Code meets Jurassic Park. I think that sums it up pretty nicely. It's got dinosaurs, spies, intrigue, action, and conspiracy, all rendered in lovely film noir-esque art with a little fan service cherry on top (Lily!). And for the slightly geeky, it's got cool (and sometimes obscure) references to art, literature, film, history, science ... you name it. Definitely a manga ...

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Milice, film noir

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... Language French Milice, film noir (English: Militia, black film... ... Language French Milice, film noir (English: Militia, black film) is ... ... 5 External links Plot The documentary film about French militia, active under... ... ^ Alain Ferrari – L'encyclopédie de La Règle du jeu ^ Milice, film noir at the Internet Movie Databas... ... ^ Alain Ferrari – L'encyclopédie de La Règle du jeu ^ Milice, film noir at the Internet Movie Database ... ... ^ Milice, film noir at the Internet Movie Database ^ Milice, film noir – FPFS ... ... ^ Milice, film noir at the Internet Movie Database ^ Milice, film noir – FPFS ... ... ^ Milice, film noir – FPFS ^ Joan Dupont, Movie Guide : Milice, Film Noir – NYTimes, 1997-12-12 ... ... ^ Milice, film noir – FPFS ^ Joan Dupont, Movie Guide : Milice, Film Noir – NYTimes, 1997-12-12 ...

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Jabberwocky 1: Volume 1: Jabber Wocky

By: Masato Hisa

... Code meets Jurassic Park. I think that sums it up pretty nicely. It's got dinosaurs, spies, intrigue, action, and conspiracy, all rendered in lovely film noir-esque art with a little fan service cherry on top (Lily!). And for the slightly geeky, it's got cool (and sometimes obscure) references to art, literature, film, history, science ... you name it. Definitely a manga ...

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Film Noir (album)

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...ibuted his vocals, orchestration and piano skills to the project which was filmed for an AMC documentary (which premiered in September 1997). He also ... ...ocumentary (which premiered in September 1997). He also co-wrote the song "Film Noir" with Simon. John Travolta sings a duet with Simon on the song ... ...ntary (which premiered in September 1997). He also co-wrote the song "Film Noir" with Simon. John Travolta sings a duet with Simon on the song "Two ... ...Awards 1998 Grammy (Nominated): Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance: Film Noir (Song) Track listing # "You Won't Forget Me" (Kermi Goel, F. S... ...s 1998 Grammy (Nominated): Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance: Film Noir (Song) Track listing # "You Won't Forget Me" (Kermi Goel, F. Speilm... ..."Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year" ( Frank Loesser ) — 3:34 # "Film Noir" ( Jimmy Webb, Carly Simon) — 3:35 # " Laura " ( Johnny Mer... ...ng Will Be a Little Late This Year" ( Frank Loesser ) — 3:34 # "Film Noir" ( Jimmy Webb, Carly Simon) — 3:35 # " Laura " ( Johnny Mercer, ...

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Jabberwocky 3: Volume 3: Jabber Wocky

By: Chisato Nesumi

... Code meets Jurassic Park. I think that sums it up pretty nicely. It's got dinosaurs, spies, intrigue, action, and conspiracy, all rendered in lovely film noir-esque art with a little fan service cherry on top (Lily!). And for the slightly geeky, it's got cool (and sometimes obscure) references to art, literature, film, history, science ... you name it. Definitely a manga ...

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Bibliography of film: film noir

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... A list of reference works on the film noir genre of film. See Bibliography of film by genre fo... ... A list of reference works on the film noir genre of film. See Bibliography of film by genre for oth... ... Books Auerbach, Jonathan (4 March 2011). Dark Borders: Film Noir and American Citizenship. Duke University Press. IS... ...Books Auerbach, Jonathan (4 March 2011). Dark Borders: Film Noir and American Citizenship. Duke University Press. ISBN&nb... ...ss. ISBN .  Auger, Emily E. (26 September 2011). Tech-Noir Film: A Theory of the Development of Popular Genres. Int... ...SBN .  Auger, Emily E. (26 September 2011). Tech-Noir Film: A Theory of the Development of Popular Genres. Intellec... ... Biesen, Sheri Chinen (12 October 2005). Blackout: World War II and the Origins of Film Noir. JHU Press. ISBN .  ... ... Biesen, Sheri Chinen (12 October 2005). Blackout: World War II and the Origins of Film Noir. JHU Press. ISBN .  B... ... Borde, Raymond; Chaumeton, Etienne (1 November 2002). A Panorama of American Film Noir (1941-1953). City Lights Books. ISBN .  ...

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The Big O 5: Volume 5

By: Hajime Yatate

...Description: The official comic adaptation of Bandai's Cartoon Network hit, a stylish manga meets film noir story which goes BEYOND the plot of the TV series! Paradigm City is the city of amnesia--40 years ago, SOMETHING happened that wiped out the memories of the residents, forcing them to recreate their culture from sca...

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20th Century Fox Film Noir

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...20th Century Fox Film Noir refers to a collection of films released on DVD by 20th Century Fox. The series, a spinoff of the ear... ...Laura and Panic in the Streets. Like the earlier Studio Classics line, Fox Film Noir DVDs are numbered on their spines. ... ... and Panic in the Streets. Like the earlier Studio Classics line, Fox Film Noir DVDs are numbered on their spines. ... ... 1 DVDs in the series 2 Fox Noirs released by Criterion 3 See also ... ... DVDs in the series Film title Original release year ... ...ssued and repackaged in Fox's Classic Quad series. Fox Noirs released by Criterion Currently, three film noir t... ... Fox Noirs released by Criterion Currently, three film noir titles released by 20th Century Fox are available on DVD, but are... ...ntury Fox are available on DVD, but are not released by Fox as part of the Film Noir series. Instead, they are selections in The Criterion Collection ... ... Fox are available on DVD, but are not released by Fox as part of the Film Noir series. Instead, they are selections in The Criterion Collection DVD l...

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The Big O 3: Volume 3

By: Hajime Yatate

...Description: The official comic adaptation of Bandai's Cartoon Network hit, a stylish manga meets film noir story which goes BEYOND the plot of the TV series! Paradigm City is the city of amnesia--40 years ago, SOMETHING happened that wiped out the memories of the residents, forcing them to recreate their culture from sca...

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Noir

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... In Canada Noire River, in the Outaouais region of Quebec ... ...er, in the Outaouais region of Quebec Noire River, a tributary of the Yamaska River in Eastern Townships area, Qu... ... In France La Roche-Noire, a village and commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department ... ...n the Puy-de-Dôme department Montagne Noire, a mountain range ... ... In Guadeloupe Pointe-Noire, Guadeloupe, a commune on Guadeloupe ... ...on Neptunia Genres Film noir, a film genre Neo-noir, a mod... ... film genre Neo-noir, a modern form of film noir Folk noir, a music...

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The Big O 2: Volume 2

By: Hajime Yatate

...Description: The official comic adaptation of Bandai's Cartoon Network hit, a stylish manga meets film noir story which goes BEYOND the plot of the TV series! Paradigm City is the city of amnesia--40 years ago, SOMETHING happened that wiped out the memories of the residents, forcing them to recreate their culture from sca...

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Pulp noir

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...Pulp noir is a sub-genre influenced by various "noir" genres, as well as (as implied by its name) pulp fiction genres, part... ...fiction genres, particularly the hard-boiled genre which help give rise to film noir. Pulp noir is marked by its use of classic noir techniques, but w... ...on genres, particularly the hard-boiled genre which help give rise to film noir. Pulp noir is marked by its use of classic noir techniques, but with u... ... classic noir techniques, but with urban influences. Various media include film, illustrations, photographs and videogames. ... ... Contents 1 In film 2 In other media ... ... 4 See also In film Whereas film noir directly involves characters livi... ... In film Whereas film noir directly involves characters living bleak existences to accomplish a g... ... living bleak existences to accomplish a goal with odds against them, pulp noir often portrays a grittier, one-man army. Typically, the main character... ...nd/or demonization of its urban locations. Examples of films that have been referred to as pulp noir include: ...

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The Big O 6: Volume 6

By: Brooks Helen

...Description: The official comic adaptation of Bandai's Cartoon Network hit, a stylish manga meets film noir story which goes BEYOND the plot of the TV series! Paradigm City is the city of amnesia--40 years ago, SOMETHING happened that wiped out the memories of the residents, forcing them to recreate their culture from sca...

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Tech noir

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...TechNoir, the nightclub in The Terminator, invokes associations with both film noir and sci-fi. Tech-noir (also ... ...Noir, the nightclub in The Terminator, invokes associations with both film noir and sci-fi. Tech-noir (also known... ...i-fi. Tech-noir (also known as future noir and science fiction noir) is a hybrid genre of fiction, particularly f... ... noir and science fiction noir) is a hybrid genre of fiction, particularly film, combining film noir and science fiction, as seen in Alien (1979), Bla... ...tion noir) is a hybrid genre of fiction, particularly film, combining film noir and science fiction, as seen in Alien (1979), Blade Runner (1982), and... ... as the name of a nightclub, but also to invoke associations with both the film noir genre and with futuristic sci-fi. ... ...he name of a nightclub, but also to invoke associations with both the film noir genre and with futuristic sci-fi. ... ... While it is hard to draw a line between some of the noir films of the early 1960s such as Blast of Silence (1961) and Cape Fear (196... ...l dispossession within stylistic and tonal frameworks derived from classic film noir. The first major film to work a new angle on ...

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The Big O 4

By: Hajime Yatate

...Description: The official comic adaptation of Bandai's Cartoon Network hit, a stylish manga meets film noir story which goes BEYOND the plot of the TV series! Paradigm City is the city of amnesia--40 years ago, SOMETHING happened that wiped out the memories of the residents, forcing them to recreate their culture from sca...

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Noir (anime)

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... Cover of the first ADV Films DVD volume ... ... Genre Girls with guns, Neo-noir Anime television series... ... UK ADV Films ... ... 26 Noir (Japanese: ノワール, Hepburn: Nowāru) is a 26-episode Japanese anime telev... ...roduced in 2001 by the Bee Train animation studio. Kōichi Mashimo directed Noir; it was written by Ryoe Tsukimura, and the soundtrack was composed by ... ...undtrack was composed by Yuki Kajiura. The DVD version was released by ADV Films in North America and the United Kingdom and by Madman Entertainment i... ... series follows the story of two young female French). Noir was followed by two spiritual successors, Madlax and El Cazador de la ... ...rs.[1] In the English dub, Mireille is voiced by Shelley Calene-Black; ADV Films decided against giving Mireille a Corsican accent so as to avoid conf... ...er giving hints, announcements, and retractions for almost a year,[16] ADV Films released the series in English in seven DVD compilations, the first c...

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The Big O 1: Volume 1

By: Hajime Yatate

...Description: The official comic adaptation of Bandai's Cartoon Network hit, a stylish manga meets film noir story which goes BEYOND the plot of the TV series! Paradigm City is the city of amnesia--40 years ago, SOMETHING happened that wiped out the memories of the residents, forcing them to recreate their culture from sca...

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Budapest Noir

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...ir Budapest Noir first edition cover ... ... Original title Budapest Noir Translator ... ... Series Budapest Noir Subject ... ... Genre Mystery fiction, Noir Publisher ... ... PH3382.21.O555B8313 2012 Budapest Noir is the first Hungarian noir written by Vilmos Kondor and published by ... ... 4 Publication history 5 Film adaptation 6 Foreign editions ... ...-7, Pub date January 2012, Paperback. Film adaptation The rights for the movie were sold befor... ... 4 Publication history 5 Film adaptation 6 Foreign editions ... ...-7, Pub date January 2012, Paperback. Film adaptation The rights for the movie were sold befor...

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Dieselpunk Epulp Showcase : Volume 1

By: John W. Picha; Grant Gardiner

...tarted the Dieselpunks website years ago, the word “dieselpunk” was still a curiosity. Sure, it was loaded with familiar tropes like Pulp Adventure, Film Noir, and Weird Horror, but the artists were mashing these concepts together with something different, something a little more contemporary. At that time, the steampunks were just starting to climb their way from the un...

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Zen Noir

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... April 21, 2004 (2004-04-21) (Newport Beach International Film Festival) ... ... Language English Zen Noir is a 2004 surrealist Buddhist murd... ...lish Zen Noir is a 2004 surrealist Buddhist murder mystery by independent filmmaker Marc Rosenbush, starring Kim ... ...a Buzzington, Debra Miller, Jennifer Siebel and Howard Fong. Awards The film, which opened in theatres on Septe... ...wards The film, which opened in theatres on September 15, 2006, has won several prestigious film festival awards. ... ...tival awards. Grand Jury Award for Best Feature at the Washington DC Independent Film Festival ... ... External links Official website Zen Noir at the Internet Movie Database ... ... English-language films American mystery films Neo-noir Films about ...

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Capitola the Madcap

By: Emma Southworth

...ext morning Traverse went to the library to keep his tryst with Colonel Le Noir. Seated in the doctor's leathern chair, with his head thrown back, hi... ...rbal instructions from the doctor to the executor of his will. Colonel Le Noir left off caressing his chin for an instant, and, with a wave of his da... ... "rule his own spirit" and replied with dignity and calmness: "Colonel Le Noir, my testimony in regard to the last wishes of Doctor Day can, if neces... ...ntonly question the veracity of another." "Sir! this to me!" exclaimed Le Noir, growing white with rage and making a step toward the young man. "Yes... ... white with rage and making a step toward the young man. "Yes, Colonel Le Noir, that to you! And this in addition; You have presumed to charge my mot... ...; her head full nearly to bursting, and her eyes were veiled by a blinding film. "Come—come—my duck—make haste; it is late; haven't you done setting ...

...At nine o'clock the next morning Traverse went to the library to keep his tryst with Colonel Le Noir. Seated in the doctor's leathern chair, with his head thrown back, his nose erect and his white and jeweled hand caressing his mustached chin, the colonel awaited the young man's communication. With a slight bow Traverse...

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Tache noir

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...f the plantar surface of one or both heels. Tache noir de la sclerotique: one of the postmortem ocular signs. A film of cell ... ... Tache noir de la sclerotique: one of the postmortem ocular signs. A film of cell debris and mucus, forms two triangle on sclera at each side of...

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Capitola the Madcap

By: Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth

...next morning Traverse went to the library to keep his tryst with Colonel Le Noir. Seated in the doctor's leathern chair, with his head thrown back, ... ...rbal instructions from the doctor to the executor of his will. Colonel Le Noir left off caressing his chin for an instant, and, with a wave of his... ...nity and calmness: Capitola The Madcap Capitola The Madcap 2 "Colonel Le Noir, my testimony in regard to the last wishes of Doctor Day can, if ne... ...wantonly question the veracity of another." "Sir! this to me!" exclaimed Le Noir, growing white with rage and making a step toward the young man. "... ...g white with rage and making a step toward the young man. "Yes, Colonel Le Noir, that to you! And this in addition; You have presumed to charge my ... ...d; her head full nearly to bursting, and her eyes were veiled by a blinding film. "Come come my duck make haste; it is late; haven't you done setti...

...Excerpt: At nine o?clock the next morning Traverse went to the library to keep his tryst with Colonel Le Noir. Seated in the doctor?s leathern chair, with his head thrown back, his nose erect and his white and jeweled hand caressing his mustached chin, the colonel awaited the young man?s communication. With a slight bow Traverse...

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Neo-noir

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...Neo-noir (English: New-black; from the Greek neo, new; and the French noir, black) is a style often seen in modern motion pictures and other form... ...odern motion pictures and other forms that prominently utilize elements of film noir, but with updated themes, content, style, visual elements or medi... ... motion pictures and other forms that prominently utilize elements of film noir, but with updated themes, content, style, visual elements or media tha... ...dated themes, content, style, visual elements or media that were absent in films noir of the 1940s and 1950s. History The term film noir (French for... ...themes, content, style, visual elements or media that were absent in films noir of the 1940s and 1950s. History The term film noir (French for "blac... ...ir of the 1940s and 1950s. History The term film noir (French for "black film") was coined by critic Nino Frank in 1946, but was rarely used by film... ...lm makers, critics or fans until several decades later. The classic era of film noir is usually dated to a period between the early 1940s and the late... ...kers, critics or fans until several decades later. The classic era of film noir is usually dated to a period between the early 1940s and the late 1950... ...he late 1950s. Typically American crime dramas or psychological thrillers, films noir had a number of common themes and plot devices, and many distinc...

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The Hidden Hand

By: Emma Southworth

...SOUL. • CHAPTER XX. THE OUTLAW'S RENDEZVOUS. • CHAPTER XXI. GABRIEL LE NOIR. • CHAPTER XXII. THE SMUGGLER AND CAPITOLA. • CHAPTER XXIII. THE B... ...ame in my own hands!" muttered Old Hurricane to himself, "Ah! Gabrielle Le Noir, better you had cast yourself down from the highest rock of this range... ..., first of all, this place was a part of the grant of land given to the Le Noirs. And the first owner, old Henri Le Noir, was said to be one of the gr... ...er than I could have planned myself; let that go on, and then, Gabe 49 Le Noir, we'll see under what name and head the old divided manor will be held... ...ut of my heart and cauterized its bleeding wounds. This man was Gabriel Le Noir! Satan burn him forever! This woman was Marah Rocke, God forgive her! ... ...; her head full nearly to bursting, and her eyes were veiled by a blinding film. "Comecomemy duckmake haste; it is late; haven't you done setting the...

...CANE HALL. · CHAPTER XVIII. THE DOCTOR'S DAUGHTER. · CHAPTER XIX. THE RESIGNED SOUL. · CHAPTER XX. THE OUTLAW'S RENDEZVOUS. · CHAPTER XXI. GABRIEL LE NOIR. · CHAPTER XXII. THE SMUGGLER AND CAPITOLA. · CHAPTER XXIII. THE BOY'S LOVE. · CHAPTER XXIV. CAPITOLA'S MOTHER. · CHAPTER XXV. CAPITOLA'S TRICKS AND PERILS. · CHAPTER XXVI. THE PERIL AND THE PLUCK OF CAP. · CHAPTER XXVII...

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Cartoon Noir

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...Cartoon Noir is a 1999 feature film anthology film consisting of six animated short subjects from fi... ...sisting of six animated short subjects from five countries. The short films brought together for this anthology were Gentle Spirit (1987) by P... ...Portuguese animator Pedro Serrazina, and a pair of shorts from American filmmakers: Suzan Pitt 's Joy Street (1996) and Julie Zammarchi's Ape ... ... Pitt 's Joy Street (1996) and Julie Zammarchi's Ape (1992). Cartoon Noir was released on DVD in 2000. Cartoon Noir in the Internet Movie D...

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The Hidden Hand

By: Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth

.................................................94 CHAPTER XXI. GABRIEL LE NOIR........................................................................ ...NED SOUL. • CHAPTER XX. THE OUTLAW'S RENDEZVOUS. • CHAPTER XXI. GABRIEL LE NOIR. • CHAPTER XXII. THE SMUGGLER AND CAPITOLA. • CHAPTER XXIII. THE B... ...ame in my own hands!" muttered Old Hurricane to himself, "Ah! Gabrielle Le Noir, better you had cast yourself down from the highest rock of this ra... ...l, first of all, this place was a part of the grant of land given to the Le Noirs. And the first owner, old Henri Le Noir, was said to be one of the... ... better than I could have planned myself; let that go on, and then, Gabe Le Noir, we'll see under what name and head the old divided manor will be h... ...d; her head full nearly to bursting, and her eyes were veiled by a blinding film. "Come-come-my duck-make haste; it is late; haven't you done settin...

... Chapter XVIII. THE DOCTOR'S DAUGHTER, 87 -- Chapter XIX. THE RESIGNED SOUL, 91 -- Chapter XX. THE OUTLAW'S RENDEZVOUS, 94 -- Chapter XXI. GABRIEL LE NOIR, 99 -- Chapter XXII. THE SMUGGLER AND CAPITOLA, 102 -- Chapter XXIII. THE BOY'S LOVE, 113 -- Chapter XXIV. CAPITOLA'S MOTHER, 119 -- Chapter XXV. CAPITOLA'S TRICKS AND PERILS, 125 -- Chapter XXVI. THE PERIL AND THE PLUCK...

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Guy Noir

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...he character parodies the conventions of the pulp fiction novel and the film noir genre. Guy Noir works on the twelfth floor of the Acme Buildin... ...aracter parodies the conventions of the pulp fiction novel and the film noir genre. Guy Noir works on the twelfth floor of the Acme Building in ... ...g in a city that "knows how to keep its secrets", St. Paul, Minnesota . Noir's Exploits The first Guy Noir segments aired in 1995 and were heavy o... ...ed many times. However, Pete appears to have died off for good. Nowadays, Noir is a down-on-his-luck detective, who ends up taking odd jobs to get by... ...es to current events. For example, in Nov. 2006, while waiting for a case, Noir contents himself by listening to parts of George W. Bush 's post-mid-... ...e Companion s season that is performed outside of St. Paul, the setting of Noir's case usually involves the city that the program is visiting that wee... ... into a beautiful, mysterious woman during the skits, part of the play on film noir movies. Jazzy saxophone music is played as Noir describes the be... ...tp://www.tsa-usa.org/news/Garrison-Keillor.htm Noir is played in the 2006 film A Prairie Home Companion by Kevin Kline . In the film, Guy's dete...

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Pelham, Volume 2

By: Edward Bulwer Lytton

...n of interest in the countenance of one of the spectators at the rouge et noir table. He was a man about forty years of age; his complexion was dark... ...the last two were to be turned up. A moment more!--the fortune was to the noir. The stranger had lost! He did not utter a single word. He looked wit... ...e death-gurgle is in the throat, and the eye swims beneath the last dull film--when remembrance peoples the chamber with Hell, and his cowardice wo... ...arasol, and an old slipper. On a table, which stood between the two dull, filmy windows, were placed a cracked bowl, still reeking with the less of ... ...ore experience, or where the chances are greater than in that of rouge et noir?" asked the woman. "Could you not make something out of that tall, ha...

...have retired if I had not been struck with the extreme and intense expression of interest in the countenance of one of the spectators at the rouge et noir table. He was a man about forty years of age; his complexion was dark and sallow; the features prominent, and what are generally called handsome; but there was a certain sinister expression in his eyes and mouth, which r...

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Noir fiction

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...elf-destructive qualities of the protagonist. A typical protagonist of the Noir fiction is dealing with the legal, political or other system that is n... ... by hardboiled writers in the early 1940s, that were adapted for screen in Film noir by the Austro-German film-making emigrants in Hollywood who fled ... ...ardboiled writers in the early 1940s, that were adapted for screen in Film noir by the Austro-German film-making emigrants in Hollywood who fled the s... ...early hardboiled genreAbbot, p. 4 - is regarded an American pioneer of the noir genre. He debuted as a crime novelist in 1934. Other important America... ...buted as a crime novelist in 1934. Other important American writers in the noir genre include Cornell Woolrich, Dorothy B. Hughes, Jim Thompson, David... ...Thompson, David Goodis, Charles Williams, and Elmore Leonard. Variants of noir Mediterranean Noir Mediterranean Noir refers to noir fiction in a Med... ...en the source for numerous movies, both American and European, regarded as films noir—but her style sets her apart: far from "lean" and "direct, " it ... ...arity of the video game L.A. Noire and Stephen Jared's Ten a week Steale.* Film noir Nordic noirTartan NoirThe Austro-German film-makers who fled the ... ...man film-makers who fled the Nazi regime are central to the development of Film noir. The include Robert Siodmak and Fritz Lang, John Alton, Curtis Be...

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Capitola the Madcap

By: Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth

...xt morning Traverse went to the library to keep his tryst with Colonel Le Noir. Seated in the doctor's leathern chair, with his head thrown back, ... ... instructions from the doctor to the executor of his will. Colonel Le Noir left off caressing his chin for an instant, and, with a wave of his d... ...ule his own spirit" and replied with dignity and calmness: "Colonel Le Noir, my testimony in regard to the last wishes of Doctor Day can, if nece... ...only question the veracity of another." "Sir! this to me!" exclaimed Le Noir, growing white with rage and making a step toward the young man. ... ...te with rage and making a step toward the young man. "Yes, Colonel Le Noir, that to you! And this in addition; You have presumed to charge my mo... ... her head full nearly to bursting, and her eyes were veiled by a blinding film. "Come--come--my duck--make haste; it is late; haven't you done se...

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Noir (novel)

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... is a science fiction novel by K. W. Jeter, published in 1998.K. W. Jeter, Noir, 1998, ISBN 0-553-10483-7 It uses the conventions of film noir – the a... ...998.K. W. Jeter, Noir, 1998, ISBN 0-553-10483-7 It uses the conventions of film noir – the alienated, doomed hero, the cynical private detective, the ... ...topian vision of capitalism run riot. Even the monochrome visual style of film noir is a factor in Noir, as the hero has had his eyes specially treat... ...n vision of capitalism run riot. Even the monochrome visual style of film noir is a factor in Noir, as the hero has had his eyes specially treated to...

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Hungry Ghosts and Foreign Bodies

By: David Punter

...–5, 6.13, in Eliot, p. 115. 225 Index Note: Titles of literary works and films are indexed under the names of authors and directors. ‘n’ after a pag... ...nst, Max, 132, 135 Etchells, Frederick, 168 Expressionism, as in German film, 103–4, 193–5, 197, 201, 208–11 Fairhall, James, 127n Fantomas, 192... ...lkner, William, 173 Ferrero, Guglielmo, 156, 159 Field, Andrew, 99, 106 film, 5, 103–4, 188–206, 207–24 film noir, 219–22 fin de siècle, 2, 129–3... ...o, 156, 159 Field, Andrew, 99, 106 film, 5, 103–4, 188–206, 207–24 film noir, 219–22 fin de siècle, 2, 129–30 flâneur, 5, 7, 78, 85–90, 112–13, ...

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Discworld Noir

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...d unlike the previous Discworld games is both an example and parody of the noir genre. The game was developed by Perfect Entertainment and published b... ...e was credited in-game for causing "far too much interference." As it is a film noir parody, the game's protagonist Lewton frequently engages in hard-... ... credited in-game for causing "far too much interference." As it is a film noir parody, the game's protagonist Lewton frequently engages in hard-boile... ...e game's audio director is also credited as providing additional voices. Film noir references Discworld Noir makes both incredibly overt and altern... ...e's audio director is also credited as providing additional voices. Film noir references Discworld Noir makes both incredibly overt and alternative... ...both incredibly overt and alternatively densely obscure references to many noir films, in particular the noted Humphrey Bogart films Casablanca and Th... ...incredibly overt and alternatively densely obscure references to many noir films, in particular the noted Humphrey Bogart films Casablanca and The Mal... ...res a wolf posed in a similar manner to the cat on the cover of the Lewton film Cat People.The Tsortese Falchion is a parody of the Maltese Falcon.The... ..." subplot is almost identical to the double identity sub-plot found in the film.Noirs ending is an homage to Casablancas.Regin the dwarf coachman comb...

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A Tramp Abroad, Illustrated, V6

By: Mark Twain

...N SWITZERLAND 277 A SUNDAY PLAY 278 THE COMBINATION 279 CHILLON 280 THE TETE NOIR 281 MONT BLANC'S NEIGHBORS 282 AN EXQUISITE THING 283 A WILD RIDE 28... ...the upper half hidden in thick clouds which now and then dissolved to cobweb films and gave brief glimpses of the imposing tower as through a veil. A ... ...fragments projecting here and there. These were at times covered with a thin film of ice. It was a place which any fair mountaineer might pass in safe... ...ce, and to get their money's worth they rode. We went by the way of the Tete Noir, and after we reached high ground there was no lack of fine scenery.... ...eights. There was a liberal allowance of pretty waterfalls, too, on the Tete Noir route. A Tramp Abroad, Illustrated, v6 CHAPTER XLII 84 A Tramp A... ...stless, unstable succession of soft opaline gleams, shimmering over that air film of white cloud, and turning it into a fabric dainty enough to clothe...

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A Tramp Abroad, Illustrated, Vol. 6

By: Mark Twain

...WITZERLAND 277 A SUNDAY PLAY 278 THE COMBINATION 279 CHILLON 280 THE TETE NOIR 281 MONT BLANC'S NEIGHBORS 282 AN EXQUISITE THING 283 A WILD RIDE ... ...the upper half hidden in thick clouds which now and then dissolved to cobweb films and gave brief glimpses of the imposing tower as through a veil. A ... ...fragments projecting here and there. These were at times covered with a thin film of ice. It was a place which any fair mountaineer might pass in safe... ...e, and to get their money's worth they rode. We went by the way of the Tete Noir, and after we reached high ground there was no lack of fine scenery.... ...eights. There was a liberal allowance of pretty waterfalls, too, on the Tete Noir route. About half an hour before we reached the village of Argentie... ...stless, unstable succession of soft opaline gleams, shimmering over that air film of white cloud, and turning it into a fabric dainty enough to clothe...

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