Hollywood scapegoat the biography of Erich von Stroheim. by Peter Noble

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Published by Fortune Press in London .

Written in English

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  • Von Stroheim, Erich, 1885-1957.

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Bibliography: p. 171-184.

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LC ClassificationsPN1998.A3 V65
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 246 p.
Number of Pages246
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Open LibraryOL6118020M
LC Control Number52021529

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