Who Killed Hollywood? And Put The Tarnish On Tinseltown by Peter Bart

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Published by Renaissance Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Films, cinema,
  • Performing Arts,
  • History,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • United States,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Telecommunications,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Film - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts / General,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Motion Picture Industry,
  • Motion pictures

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8780948M
ISBN 101580631169
ISBN 109781580631167

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