New Film Noir Musical Book

Music in the Shadows

Noir Musical Films

Sheri Chinen Biesen - buy BN Amazon
Johns Hopkins University Press - Kindle

Smoke. Shadows. Moody strains of jazz. Welcome to the world of “noir musical” films... Where Film Noir and Musical Come Together. Film noir expert Sheri Chinen Biesen explores how noir musical films use film noir style and bluesy strains of jazz to reveal the dark side of fame and the American Dream. See Music in the Shadows: Noir Musical Films and Blackout: World War II and the Origins of Film Noir. Read more at: Music in the Shadows blog