Hollywood goes to war by Edward F. Dolan

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Published by Bison Books in London, England .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • War films -- United States -- History and criticism.,
  • Motion pictures -- United States -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Book details

StatementEdward F. Dolan, Jr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.W3 D35 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19367180M
ISBN 100861242297
OCLC/WorldCa49277980

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