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American film acting

the Stanislavski heritage

by Richard A. Blum

  • 125 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by UMI Research Press in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Motion picture acting,
    • Method (Acting),
    • Motion pictures -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Richard A. Blum.
      SeriesStudies in cinema ;, no 28
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1995 .B4978 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 115 p. :
      Number of Pages115
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2846670M
      ISBN 100835715906, 0835716090
      LC Control Number84008778

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