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Science fiction in the cinema

Baxter, John

Science fiction in the cinema

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Published by Barnes, Zwemmer in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moving-pictures -- Plots, themes, etc -- Science fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Baxter.
    SeriesThe "International film guide" series
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21271147M
    ISBN 100302004769


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