American movies

the history, films, awards : a pictorial encyclopedia
  • 387 Pages
  • 1.60 MB
  • English
Garland Books , New York
Motion pictures -- United States -- History, Motion pictures -- Encyclop
StatementPaul Michael, editor in chief ; James Robert Parish, associate editor ; John Robert Cocchi, Ray Hagen, Jack Edmund Nolan, contributing editors.
ContributionsParish, James Robert., Leynse, Humphrey W. 1921-1977, signer., Leynse, Judith, donor., Humphrey W. Leynse Book Collection.
The Physical Object
Pagination[7], 387 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17608059M

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