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An autobiography of British cinema

as told by the filmmakers and actors who made it

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Motion pictures -- Great Britain.,
    • Motion picture actors and actresses -- Great Britain -- Interviews.,
    • Motion picture producers and directors -- Great Britain -- Interviews.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 635-636) and index.

      Statement[interviewed by] Brian McFarlane ; foreword by Julie Christie.
      GenreInterviews.
      ContributionsMcFarlane, Brian, 1934-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.G7 A87 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 656 p. :
      Number of Pages656
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL439944M
      ISBN 10041370520X
      LC Control Number98150777
      OCLC/WorldCa37786623

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