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Hollywood"s Vietnam

Gilbert Adair

Hollywood"s Vietnam

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.),
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Motion pictures and the conflict.,
    • War films -- United States -- History and criticism.,
    • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGilbert Adair.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS557.73 .A3 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination227 p. ;
      Number of Pages227
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1596919M
      ISBN 100434045802
      LC Control Number91129846


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