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Alfred Hitchcock"s silent films by Marc Strauss

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Silent films -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-212) and index.

StatementMarc Raymond Strauss.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.H58 S76 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 215 p. :
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3296368M
ISBN 100786419016
LC Control Number2004020169

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