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Howard Hawks.

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English


  • Hawks, Howard, 1896-

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Edition Notes

Filmography: p. 173-199.

SeriesCinema one, 7
LC ClassificationsPN1998.A3H355
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5665901M
ISBN 100436098636
LC Control Number68117684

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