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A companion to film comedy

Andrew Horton

A companion to film comedy

by Andrew Horton

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Comedy films,
  • The Comic

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Andrew Horton and Joanna E. Rapf
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.C55 C675 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25355974M
    ISBN 109781444338591
    LC Control Number2012023048

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