Howard Hawks by Wood, Robin

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Published by BFI Pub. in [London?] .

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  • Hawks, Howard, 1896- -- Criticism and interpretation

Edition Notes

Includes filmography (p. 188-215).

Book details

StatementRobin Wood.
LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.H38 W66 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. :
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1605562M
ISBN 100851701116
LC Control Number91142698

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