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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hal Roach Studios -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-236) and index.

StatementRichard Lewis Ward.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1999.H28 W37 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination246 p. :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3296815M
ISBN 10080932637X
LC Control Number2004021368

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