Re: RARA-AVIS: What Hard-Boiled Is

From: Anthony Dauer (
Date: 20 Apr 2000

I see the movie as being hard-boiled noir ... there's nothing stopping both terms being used for one thing ... they're not synonyms with the same meaning.

"a.n.smith" wrote:

> Okay, let's think about this one: Hammett's novel MALTESE FALCON is
> Hard-boiled, but the movie is an example of film noir. And the book was
> pretty much the script.

volente Deo,

Anthony Dauer Alexandria, Virginia
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