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A history of American acting

by Garff B. Wilson

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Actors -- United States,
    • Acting

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Garff B. Wilson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2226 .W5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 310 p.
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5983400M
      LC Control Number66012736

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