Man and the movies

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .

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Statementedited by W.R. Robinson ; with assistance from George Garrett.
ContributionsRobinson, W. R., Garrett, George.
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Pagination371p.
Number of Pages371
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Open LibraryOL17388061M

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