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Published by Scribner, Collier Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Silent films -- United States -- History and criticism,
  • Motion pictures -- United States -- History,
  • Motion picture industry -- United States -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [529]-544) and indexes.

StatementCharles Musser.
SeriesHistory of the American cinema ;, v. 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.U6 H55 1990 vol. 1, PN1995.75 H55 1990 vol. 1
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 613 p. :
Number of Pages613
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1887096M
ISBN 100684184133
LC Control Number90048307

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