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West German cinema since 1945

a reference handbook

by Richard C. Helt

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany (West)
    • Subjects:
    • Motion pictures -- Germany (West)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Richard C. Helt and Marie E. Helt.
      ContributionsHelt, Marie E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.G3 H435 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 736 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages736
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2387377M
      ISBN 100810820536
      LC Control Number87016429

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