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Published by Facts on File in New York .
Written in English


  • Film adaptations -- Catalogs,
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 523-525) and indexes.

StatementJohn C. Tibbetts, James M. Welsh ; additional research by Rodney Hill ... [et al.] ; foreword by Robert Wise.
SeriesThe Facts on File film reference library
ContributionsWelsh, James Michael.
LC ClassificationsPN1997.85 .T54 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 586 p. :
Number of Pages586
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3289625M
ISBN 100816054495
LC Control Number2004003317

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