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Otto Penzler, ed. - Nightfall: A Catalogue of First Editions That Inspired Films Noir

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An illustrated, annotated catalogue of books that inspired films noir—more than 200 first editions, movie tie-ins, and other interesting editions. There are brief plot synopses as well as information about the motion picture based on the book. The catalogue is $10.00, refundable with your first purchase from the catalogue.

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