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Great American film directors in photographs

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Portraits.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementedited by Richard Koszarski.
      ContributionsKoszarski, Richard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1998.A2 G737 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination108 p. :
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2844135M
      ISBN 10048624752X
      LC Control Number84006141


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