Hollywood players, the Thirties

by James Robert Parish

Publisher: Arlington House in New Rochelle, N.Y

Written in English
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Places:

  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.),
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJames Robert Parish and William T. Leonard ; editor, T. Allan Taylor ; research associates, John Robert Cocchi, Don E. Stanke, Florence Solomon ; introd., DeWitt Bodeen.
ContributionsLeonard, William T., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1998.A2 P3919
The Physical Object
Pagination576 p. :
Number of Pages576
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4887013M
ISBN 100870003658
LC Control Number76017647

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