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Published by Lake View Press in [Chicago, Ill.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Motion pictures -- Political aspects -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by Gary Crowdus ; foreword by Edward Asner.
ContributionsCrowdus, Gary, 1945-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.P6 P66 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 524 p. :
Number of Pages524
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1430215M
ISBN 100941702375
LC Control Number93041593

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