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Douglas Fairbanks

Alistair Cooke

Douglas Fairbanks

the making of a screen character

by Alistair Cooke

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Published by The Museum of Modern Art in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairbanks, Douglas, 1883-1939

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alistair Cooke ...
    SeriesMuseum of Modern Art. Film library series., no. 2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2287.F3 C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35, [1] p. incl. front., illus.
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6413349M
    LC Control Number41001163
    OCLC/WorldCa466677

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