Mysterious Book Report No. 157 – The Big Crowd

By |2016-06-24T07:47:52+00:00June 24th, 2016|Mysterious Book Report|

The Big Crowd by Kevin Baker Houghton, Mifflin Harcourt Publishing, $27.00, 424 pages, ISBN 978-0-618-85990-0 The Mysterious Book Report has long been an ardent and enthusiastic promoter of the classic black and white noir movies made in the golden age of film during the 1930s, 40s and 50s.  They are, in fact, the very definition of the French word noir, meaning ‘black film’, which has been assimilated into English