Land of a thousand balconies discoveries & confessions of a B-movie archeologist by Jack Stevenson

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Published by Headpress in Manchester .

Written in English

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  • B films -- History and criticism.

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Statementby Jack Stevenson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.B2 S84 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3461173M
ISBN 101900486237
LC Control Number2005415046
OCLC/WorldCa50714453

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