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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

    Subjects:
  • B films -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    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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