Kind Hearts and Coronets (Paperback)

By Michael Newton

British Film Institute, 9780851709642, 88pp.

Publication Date: August 13, 2003

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Description

In "Kind Hearts and Coronets" (1949), Louis Mazzini (Dennis Price) schemes and murders his way to a dukedom. This title looks into the turbulent personalities that formed the complex style of this film to unravel the fusion of cynicism, contempt, sparkling wit and philosophical curiosity.


About the Author

Michael Newton is the author of Savage Girls and Wild Boys: A History of Feral Children (Faber, 2002). He teaches at University College London, Central St Martins School of Art, and Princeton University.
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