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8 edition of Looking away; Hollywood and Vietnam. found in the catalog.

Looking away; Hollywood and Vietnam.

Julian Smith

Looking away; Hollywood and Vietnam.

by Julian Smith

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.),
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • War films -- History and criticism,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States,
    • Motion pictures -- United States,
    • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 223-228.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.W3 S6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 236 p.
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5051954M
      ISBN 100684139545
      LC Control Number74013520

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