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Reading the silver screen

Thomas C. Foster

Reading the silver screen

a film lover"s guide to decoding the art form that moves

by Thomas C. Foster

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures,
  • Performing arts,
  • Aesthetics,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas C. Foster
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995 .F647 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlvii, 344 pages
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27230104M
    ISBN 100062113399
    ISBN 109780062113399
    OCLC/WorldCa933523643

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