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A history of films

by John L. Fell

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Published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    StatementJohn Fell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.A1 F38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 588 p. :
    Number of Pages588
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4728261M
    ISBN 100030363160
    LC Control Number78016203

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