Horror and science fiction films IV

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [607]-608) and index.

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Other titlesHorror and science fiction films 4
StatementDonald C. Willis.
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.H6 W543 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 642 p. ;
Number of Pages642
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL672571M
ISBN 100810830558
LC Control Number97018620

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