British Cinema The Lights That Failed by James Park

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Published by B T Batsford Ltd .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Motion Picture Industry,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Great Britain,
  • Cinema industry,
  • Films, cinema,
  • Social history,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • Motion pictures

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7795771M
ISBN 100713466987
ISBN 109780713466980

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