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Science fiction film.

Gifford, Denis.

Science fiction film.

by Gifford, Denis.

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Published by Studio Vista, Dutton Pictureback in [London], [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction films -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesStudio Vista/Dutton pictureback
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.S26 G5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5691978M
    ISBN 100289108022
    LC Control Number70025647

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