Modernism in the narrative cinema
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Modernism in the narrative cinema the artfilm as a genre by William Charles Siska

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Moving-picture plays -- History and criticism.

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StatementWilliam Charles Siska.
SeriesDissertations on film 1980
LC ClassificationsPN1995
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21380459M
ISBN 100405129181

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