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Movies and meaning an introduction to film by Stephen Prince

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Published by Pearson in Upper Saddle River .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementStephen Prince
LC ClassificationsPN1994 .P676 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25132699M
ISBN 109780205211029
LC Control Number2011051040

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