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5 edition of Understanding the film found in the catalog.

Understanding the film

by Johnson, Ron

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by National Textbook Co. in Skokie, IL (8259 Niles Center Rd., Skokie 60077) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures -- Appreciation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementRon Johnson & Jan Bone.
    ContributionsBone, Jan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1994 .J57 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination285 p. :
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4124042M
    LC Control Number80080893

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