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Historical dictionary of American cinema

M. Keith Booker

Historical dictionary of American cinema

by M. Keith Booker

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures,
  • Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementM. Keith Booker
    SeriesHistorical dictionaries of literature and the arts
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.U6 B653 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25075058M
    ISBN 109780810871922, 9780810874596
    LC Control Number2010048178

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