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Famous movie detectives III

by Michael R. Pitts

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Detective and mystery films -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 375-376) and index.

    Other titlesFamous movie detectives three, Famous movie detectives 3
    StatementMichael R. Pitts.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.D4 P54 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 399 p. ;
    Number of Pages399
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3290982M
    ISBN 100810836904
    LC Control Number2004006684

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Famous movie detectives III by Michael R. Pitts Download PDF EPUB FB2

The movie careers of the world's most popular sleuths are chronicled in the third volume of this invaluable series of reference books. As with the two previous volumes, author Michael Pitts profiles not only the screen careers of each detective, but also other mediums in which they have been portrayed, including stage, radio, and television.

In addition to updating the volume to include recent. The third volume in this reference series adds 20 chapters on fictional criminologists not covered in the previous volumes, and updates 33 of the entries published in Famous movie detectives II ().

The entries summarize the movies, stage plays, radio broadcasts, and television shows written for each detective figure. This book not only includes chapters on more than twenty new screen sleuths but also updates information on several detectives included in the first two volumes of Famous Movie Detectives.

Author Michael Pitts also provides new material on sleuths in silent films and serials, as well as a listing of radio and television Famous movie detectives III book programs.

Fictional detectives are characters in detective individuals have long been a staple of detective mystery crime fiction, particularly in detective novels and short of early detective fiction was written during the "Golden Age of Detective Fiction" (s–s).These detectives include amateurs, private investigators and professional policemen.

Pitts looks at the celluloid careers of more than three dozen sleuths, including Arsene Lupin, Hercule Poirot, Mike Hammer, Miss Jane Marple, Perry Mason, Philip Marlowe, The Shadow, Sherlock Holmes, and The Whistler, and a number of screen gumshoes with brief movie careers and TV detectives.

Each chapter highlights a different detective, covering the character's films, the performers who. 50 Coolest Movie Detectives. By Simon Kinnear 26 November Sleuths, dicks and inspectors on the case. Comments; Shares. Page 1 of 5: Page 1 Page 1 Page 2 Page 3. This not-so-famous detective book is a gem for readers who appreciate reality more than anything.

Hewitt (The Protagonist), a lawyer turned detective has been considered a good rival to sherlock by detective fiction geeks. The TV series 'Rivals of Sherlock Holmes' consists of the character. Nancy Drew is one of the most famous girl detectives, and for good reason.

Nancy first appeared in in a series of mystery novels written by various people under the pseudonym of Carolyn Keene. Since that initial series Nancy has been revamped various times for everything from seventies TV series to made-for-TV movies and modern book series.

Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England. Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong.

MICHAEL R. PITTS has written or co-authored numerous books on entertainment, including Kate Smith: A Bio-Bibliography; Western Movies; Hollywood and American History; Famous Movie Detectives; Famous Movie Detectives II; Famous Movie Detectives III; Hollywood on Record; The Bible on Film; Charles Bronson; Poverty Row Studios ; The Rise 4/5(2).

My 25 personal favorite detective movies of all time. Honorable Mentions: Gone Girl () Shutter Island () Sherlock Holmes () Inside Man () Training Day () Primal Fear () The Untouchables () Blade Runner () The French Connection () Dirty Harry () In The Heat Of The Night () High And Low () Kiss Me, Deadly () The Big Sleep ().

Detective Chief-Inspector Roderick Alleyn, by Ngaio Marsh; Jonathan Ames, Bored to Death: A Noir-otic Story by Jonathan Ames Arjun, by Samaresh Majumdar; B. Byomkesh Bakshi, by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay; Goenda Baradacharan, by Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay; Cyrus Barker by Will Thomas; Parashor Barma, by Premendra Mitra; Red Barry, Red Barry P.

Basu, by Narayan Sanyal. The Hardy Boys, Joe and Frank Hardy -- the three very famous detectives first appeared in and have featured in several adventure books for both children and teenagers.

These fictional American characters were created by Edward Stratemeyer. The two fictional detectives have appeared in book and television shows and computer games. “Every mystery novel I ever read, the great detective was such an arrogant fuck you could replace 70% of his dialogue with 'Are you stupid?' and the conversation would still make sense.” ― NisiOisiN, Zaregoto 1: Book 1: The Kubikiri Cycle.

Perhaps the most underrated (or obscure) detective on our list is Frank Pemberton, played by Andre Braugher on the gritty '90s cop show, Homicide: Life on the Streets, a hardboiled detective show set in the gritty streets of Baltimore (predating another Baltimore detective show, The Wire).While the series featured an ensemble cast, it was Pemberton that proved to be the most.

Columbo is a homicide detective with the L.A. Police Department in the American TV series of the same name. He was created by William Link and. Michael Shayne → Portrayed in the movies by Lloyd Noland Detective in old style, gathering suspects in one place and naming the murderer, in a series of books, TV series, and several movies such as Michael Shayne, Private Detective.

(Created by Brett Halliday) • Books: ‑ • Movies: ‑ • TV series: ‑   Michael R. Pitts has written numerous books on entertainment including Famous Movie Detectives Ii & III. He is also the co-author of The Great Pictures Series published by Scarecrow Press.

Product details. Hardcover: pages; Publisher: Scarecrow Press (September 1, )5/5(1). The aptly named ‘The Detective’ is a true classic of the genre and one that was turned into a film made famous by Frank Sinatra.

This psychological thriller features a war hero named Joe Leland who has hit hard times and when an old army buddy dies by falling from a roof at a race-track, his widow enlists Leland to find out what really.

Whenever I'm bored I like to read a good detective story. I always make a list of suspects with their motives and alibis, and try to unmask the culprit at least four chapters before the end. Sometimes I'm right; sometimes I'm way off.

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