Has anyone heard of a term "white heat" used in connection with urban crime
films of the late 60s and early 70s.  Films such as DIRTY HARRY, DEATH
WISH, BULLITT, etc.  I am trying to find a source on this specific term,
rather than using an umbrella term such as "neo-noir."  It seems that the
term was utilized to express the urban rage inherent in this rogue
cop/vigilante justice type of film.  Any leads at all would be most helpful.


Ronald W. Wilson
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