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Gangster Films A Comprehensive, Illustrated Reference to People, Films and Terms by Michael L. Stephens

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Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Film & Video - General,
  • Reference,
  • Television - General,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Performing Arts/Dance

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9425159M
ISBN 100786437707
ISBN 109780786437702

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