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Analyzing films

William H. Phillips

Analyzing films

a practical guide

by William H. Phillips

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Published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston in New York .
Written in English

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  • Film criticism -- Outlines, syllabi, etc

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    StatementWilliam H. Phillips.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995 .P498 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 345 p. :
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2848597M
    ISBN 100030630789
    LC Control Number84010786


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