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Shock corridor

Fuller, Samuel

Shock corridor

by Fuller, Samuel

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Published by Criterion Collection in [Irvington, NY] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Mental illness,
  • Psychiatric hospitals,
  • Journalists

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTypewriter, the rifle & the movie camera.
    Statementa Allied Artists Pictures Corporation presents ; a Leon Fromkess, Sam Firks production ; written, produced, directed by Samuel Fuller
    SeriesThe Criterion collection -- 19, Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.), Criterion collection -- 19.
    ContributionsBreck, Peter, actor, Towers, Constance, actor, Best, James, 1926-2015, actor, Rhodes, Hari, actor, Evans, Gene, 1922-1998, actor, Tucker, Larry, 1934-2001, actor, Simon, Adam, 1962-, Janus Films, Allied Artists Pictures Corporation, Criterion Collection (Firm)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1997 .S5085 2010x
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording] /
    Pagination1 videodisc (101 min.)
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26955166M
    OCLC/WorldCa694633018

      Shock Corridor (DVD): Seeking a Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett (Peter Breck) has himself committed to a mental hospital to investigate a murder. As he closes in on the killer, insanity closes in on him. Constance Towers costars as Johnny's coolheaded stripper girlfriend. With its startling commentary on racism and other hot-button issues in sixties America and its daring photography. (Applause Books). Winner of Best Non-Fiction for Award from the Los Angeles Times Book Review! Samuel Fuller was one of the most prolific and independent writer-director-producers in Hollywood. His 29 tough, gritty films made from to set out to capture the truth of war, racism and human frailties, and incorporate some of his own experiences.

      That’s the sensibility at work in Samuel Fuller’s electroshocker of a jeremiad, Shock Corridor, which aims to jangle as many nerves as possible in the shortest time available – subtlety 9/ SHOCK CORRIDOR is a movie written, produced and directed by Samuel Fuller in Click here to see the rest of this review Peter Breck, an ambitious young journalist, fakes a mental illness in order to enter a mental institution as a patient.

    Shock Corridor, though, is a good introduction to the artless art of a true original. I did two Guardian interviews with him at the National Film Theatre, when he was a still incredibly energetic. "Shock Corridor," by contrast, is a resolute lashing of the many insincerities of the American Dream, growing in its power the more you try to interpret its many symbolic layers.


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Shock Corridor book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Shock Corridor [Michael Avallone] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Shock corridor book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. In Shock Corridor, the great American writer-director-producer Samuel Fuller masterfully charts the uneasy terrain between sanity and madness.

Seeking a Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett has himself committed to a mental hospital to investigate a murder. As he closes in on the killer, insanity closes in on him. Shock Corridor represents filmmaker Samuel Fuller at his Shock corridor book excessive, but few would have it otherwise.

Peter Breck plays a ruthless journalist who believes that the quickest way to a Pulitzer Prize is to uncover the facts behind a murder at a mental hospital. To glean first-hand /5(6). Shock Corridor (Blue Murder) by Avallone, Michael and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Shock corridor Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

Originally published: USA: Belmont Books, Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on J SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Shock Corridor The first inside report from an ICE mental-health has been embroiled in multiple scandals stemming from the appalling care at its 13 detention camps—is a man named Ron Book.

Cristo, bull goose shrink of Shock Corridor, said it best: A man can’t tamper with the mind, and subject himself to all kinds of tests, and expect to come out of it sane. After my Waterloo in the loo, it was retreat and surrender, as well as grievous humiliation, all the way home.

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Shock Corridor offers a montage of "proofs" to back Fuller's then-radical assertion. Proof #1: The Place. The movie's central symbol is the asylum's main corridor, ironically called "The Street" by the guard-like staff. You don't have to have the blues to see it's one lonely avenue.

It's starkly clinical. Shock Corridor is an excellent film from the s that is like a hardboiled thriller crossed with bits of horror. A prize winning journalist goes undercover in a mental asylum to expose a story about neglect and abuse, but is driven mad in the process/5(10).

The proposed seventh film, Tigrero, based on a book by Sasha Siemel, is the subject of a documentary by Mika Kaurismäki, Tigrero: A Film That Was Never Made, that featured Fuller and Jim Jarmusch visiting the proposed Amazon locations of the film.

Film that Fuller shot on that location at the time was featured in his Shock : Samuel Michael Fuller, Aug. Shock Corridor | Samuel Fuller's honest, visionary pulp film uses an insane asylum as a metaphor for American society.

The inmates include a black man who thinks he's a white supremacist, a Korean War Vet who thinks he's a Civil War Confederate general, and. Shock Corridor was one of the earliest Criterion releases--spine #19, issued in It's been a while, so an overhaul was long overdue. It's been a while, so an overhaul was long overdue.

The new high-definition transfer, presented at the original aspect ratio, is a lovely piece of work. Evans also appeared in Fuller's Fixed Bayonets!, Hell and High Water, Shock Corridor and lost 30 pounds to play the lead in Park Row.

Evans portrayed the authoritarian but wise father, Rob McLaughlin, on the television series My Friend Flicka. Whistling In the Dark, Part 2.

which I would then fold and store under my desk secured by my book bag until lunch time, when I would be able to stow it inside the briefcase, safe from prying eyes. My Own Private Shock Corridor: Whistling in the Dark, Part 1.

by Bob Schneider. In Shock Corridor, the great American writer-director-producer Samuel Fuller masterfully charts the uneasy terrain between sanity and madness.

Seeking a Pulitzer Prize, reporter Johnny Barrett (Peter Breck) has himself committed to a mental hospital to investigate a murder.

As he closes in on the killer, insanity closes in on him. I'll list Shock Corridor under non-horror but it terrified me when I first saw it on television in cathode ray tube black and white.

So, yes, I was too young for it. But it still scares me. A journalist fakes insanity to go after a story. The story starts to. The lost novel by the writer/director of SHOCK CORRIDOR, THE NAKED KISS, PICKUP ON SOUTH STREET and THE BIG RED ONE BORDERLINE Lawrence Block May Some borders you can never cross back THE WRONG QUARRY Max Allan Collins January There are killers and then there are murderers.

Not the same at all. BINARY Michael Crichton writing as. Shock Corridor was marketed as an exploitation film and rereleased with Fuller’s follow up The Naked Kiss. Both films have a kind of “shock” value to them that I’m sure felt different at the time. While The Naked Kiss has the neo-noir vibe to it, Shock Corridor feels at times it tries a bit too hard to be edgy.

The story definitely had edge in the s.Here are some of the crazy, lurid, comic-book titles of his movies: Shock Corridor, The Naked Kiss, Verboten!, Pickup on South Street.

Fuller isn't for everybody. His fans have to appreciate low-budget genre films, including westerns and war movies, and make room for some hard-knuckle, ugly bursts of Author: Gerald Peary.Shock Corridor never settles comfortably into a particular genre nor does it seem to want to be so straight-forward.

At any given moment it can seem like a varied take on the hardboiled detective genre, a surreal black comedy, a cynical social statement, and/or a devastating drama. Some have called it "campy," but this isn't a term I'd apply to it/5(6).