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Laughing, screaming modern Hollywood horror and comedy by Paul, William

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementWilliam Paul.
SeriesFilm and culture series, Film & culture series
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,510p. :
Number of Pages510
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22327816M
ISBN 10023108465X

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