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Useful cinema

Charles R. Acland

Useful cinema

by Charles R. Acland

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham [NC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nonfiction films,
  • Documentary films,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-364) and index.

    Statementedited by Charles R. Acland and Haidee Wasson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.D6 U84 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination386 p. :
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25202309M
    ISBN 109780822349976, 9780822350095
    LC Control Number2011010726

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