The Rough Guide to Gangster Movies 1 (Rough Guide Movies) by Lloyd Hughes

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  • Films, cinema,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Motion Pictures Of Specific Genres,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Film & Video - Reference,
  • Performing Arts / Film / Reference,
  • Film & Video - Guides & Reviews,
  • Gangster films,
  • History and criticism

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Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8931715M
ISBN 101843534231
ISBN 109781843534235

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