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Published by J. M. Dent in London .
Written in English


  • Motion picture industry -- California -- Personal narratives.,
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination227 p., 8 leaves of plates :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22343212M

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