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history of film

Jack C. Ellis

history of film

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies, filmographies, and index.

    StatementJack C. Ellis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.A1 E4 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 447 p. :
    Number of Pages447
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2855566M
    ISBN 100133894797
    LC Control Number84018054


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