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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
  • Silent films -- United States -- History and criticism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAnthony Slide.
GenreBiography, Dictionaries.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1998.2 .S547 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 439 p. :
Number of Pages439
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3939845M
ISBN 10081312249X
LC Control Number2001007529

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