Dalton Trumbo, Hollywood rebel a critical survey and filmography by Peter Hanson

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .

Written in English

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  • Trumbo, Dalton, 1905-1976 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Motion picture plays -- History and criticism.

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Statementby Peter Hanson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3539.R928 Z69 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 249 p. :
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6790977M
ISBN 100786408723
LC Control Number00053719

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