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Raw Deal (1948)

Max Alvarez

in The Crime Films of Anthony Mann

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039249
eISBN:
9781626740051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039249.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The quintessential Anthony Mann noir, Raw Deal, as this chapter outlines, encountered more censorship issues than any of the director’s previous assignments. PCA chief Joseph Breen tried and failed ... More


Kiss Me Deadly: The X Factor, or the “Great Whatsit”

Robert Miklitsch

in The Red and the Black: American Film Noir in the 1950s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040689
eISBN:
9780252099120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040689.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In part because of its pulp fiction, Mickey-Spillane provenance, Kiss Me Deadly (1955) has been widely interpreted as a key text of McCarthyism, yet it’s arguably better interpreted, via the film’s ... More


‘We Need a Country That Talks’: Imagining the Future Algeria

Allison Drew

in We are no longer in France: Communists in colonial Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090240
eISBN:
9781781707029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090240.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Energised by the December 1960 protests, the PCA increased its propaganda, aiming at Muslim youth. Against the backdrop of negotiations and terrorism, the PCA published its independence programme in ... More


Imagining Socialism and Communism in Algeria

Allison Drew

in We are no longer in France: Communists in colonial Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090240
eISBN:
9781781707029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090240.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Communists necessarily proclaimed internationalism, but first and foremost they had to come to terms with the societies in which they lived and worked. Assessing their national conditions and ... More


The Nation in Formation: Communists and Nationalists During the Second World War

Allison Drew

in We are no longer in France: Communists in colonial Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090240
eISBN:
9781781707029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090240.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Algeria’s close geographic proximity to war-torn Europe meant that war-time conditions debilitated the tiny PCA, which was illegal from September 1939 until July 1943. As the war unfolded, and ... More


Conclusion: People with Psychiatric Diagnoses and Assisted Suicide

Susan Stefan

in Rational Suicide, Irrational Laws: Examining Current Approaches to Suicide in Policy and Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199981199
eISBN:
9780190497217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981199.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter recommends that assisted suicide should be limited to people who are terminally ill. Although people who are competent should not be involuntarily committed because they are suicidal, ... More


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