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A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Film Noir by
Publication Date: 2013-10-01
This extensive encyclopedia describes movies from noir's earliest days – and even before, looking at some of noir's ancestors in US and European cinema – as well as noir's more recent offshoots, from neonoirs to erotic thrillers. Entries are arranged alphabetically, covering movies from all over the world
Film Noir: An Encyclopedic Reference to the American Style by
Publication Date: 1993-03-01
Provides plot summary and information on cast and credits for more than three hundred films, and discusses the qualities of film noir.
Film Noir Reader by
Publication Date: 2004-08-01
Collected essays on film noir.
Film Theory and Criticism by
Publication Date: 1998-08-06
Critical essays on theory and criticism of film. Not particularly about film noir, but a good introduction to film theory.
Poster Books on Films Noirs
The 101 Best Film Noir Posters from the 1940s-1950s by
Publication Date: 2014-09-07
Collection of 100 noir movie posters of, arguably, the greatest noir films ever made in the genre (including classics The Maltese Falcon, Laura, and Double Indemnity).
The Art of Noir by
Publication Date: 2002-10-09
Magnificent showing of 338 color film noir posters in a marvellous (oversize) book.