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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Motion pictures and history,
  • Television and history

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Vivian Sobchack.
SeriesAFI film readers
ContributionsSobchack, Vivian Carol.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.2 .P47 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination265 p. ;
Number of Pages265
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL794280M
ISBN 100415910838, 0415910846
LC Control Number95030070

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