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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Silent films -- History and criticism,
  • Motion pictures -- United States -- History,
  • Social problems in motion pictures

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKevin Brownlow.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 579 p. :
Number of Pages579
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23260402M
ISBN 100394577477

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