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The big screen

Thomson, David

The big screen

the story of the movies--and what they have done to us

by Thomson, David

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid Thomson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.U6 T463 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25252959M
    ISBN 109780374191894
    LC Control Number2012009140

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