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Movie-made America

a social history of American movies

by Robert Sklar

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Motion pictures -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert Sklar.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.U6 S53
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 340 p. :
      Number of Pages340
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5183522M
      ISBN 100394483278
      LC Control Number75001414

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