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Cat People (1942 film)


Cat People is a 1942 horror film produced by Val Lewton and directed by Jacques Tourneur. .... Also, the New York Museum of Modern Art holds a copy of the film in its collection. ... J. P. Tollette ...

Art of Darkness | Movie Review | Chicago Reader


Dec 4, 2003 ... One reason Jacques Tourneur (1904-'77) remains a major but neglected Hollywood filmmaker is that elusiveness is at the core of his art.

Amazon.com: Jacques Tourneur: The Cinema of Nightfall ...


Amazon.com: Jacques Tourneur: The Cinema of Nightfall (9780786466115): ... best-selling writers' guide "Story," from the most sought-after expert in the art of ...

At the Cinematheque: "Nightfall" (Jacques Tourneur, 1957) on ...


Jun 10, 2010 ... Jacques Tourneur, one of old Hollywood's last poets, seems forever known ... clarity of day blends and bleeds inseparably with encroaching darkness, .... need for more Tourneur advocacy, and a greater appreciation of his art.

I See a Darkness: Val Lewton and Jacques Tourneur - Coilhouse


Mar 26, 2008 ... Before Val Lewton died of a broken heart (a figurative and then literal one), he produced a string of nine films for RKO Pictures from 1942 to ...

'Why won't you die?!' The art of the jump scare | The Verge


Oct 31, 2012 ... An alarm clock glows in the darkness: 3:18AM. ... The art of the jump scare ... Director Jacques Tourneur used it 70 years ago in Cat People, ...

Understanding Screenwriting #56: The Other Guys, Edge of ...


Aug 30, 2010 ... Coming Up in this Column: The Other Guys, Edge of Darkness, Great Day in the ... Politics and art: This film is part of a five-pack of Errol Flynn movies recently released on .... Oh, the director on this one is Jacques Tourneur.

Nightfall (1957) | Dreamland Cafe


Mar 18, 2011 ... Imogen Smith, “Nightfall, a rare film noir by Jacques Tourneur at Film Forum”. Screen cap from ... Jonathan Rosenbaum, “Art of Darkness”.

Curse of the Demon (1957) - Articles - TCM.com


Art Direction: Ken Adam ... Director Jacques Tourneur became involved in Curse of the Demon through .... And it is also said man using the magic power of the ancient runic symbols can call forth these powers of darkness, the demons of hell ."

film noir | film genre | Britannica.com


However, other Hollywood directors renowned for a film noir style hailed from Europe, including Billy Wilder, Alfred Hitchcock, Jacques Tourneur, and Fritz Lang.

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Lessons of Darkness: Jacques Tourneur's The Leopard Man : Open ...


Feb 21, 2010 ... Lessons of Darkness: Jacques Tourneur's The Leopard Man .... stylistics of The Leopard Man point to a manner of European Art cinema shortly ...

Darkness, Darkness: The Films of Val Lewton: Looking Back at a B ...


Oct 31, 2005 ... From the darkness, following them, there is a whisper of light, padded ... The director on Lewton's team was his friend Jacques Tourneur, with ...

Film 405


Jacques Tourneur, Interview by Bernard Tavernier ... Max Steiner developed the art of film scoring at the studio. .... could be seen as the one who like the Judaeo- Christian God in Genesis 1:3 had power over light and darkness in this world.