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The 100 greatest American films

a quiz book

by Andrew J. Rausch

  • 200 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Citadel Press, Kensington Pub. Corp. in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Motion pictures -- United States -- Miscellanea.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesOne hundred greatest American films
      StatementAndrew J. Rausch ; [foreword by Jami Bernard].
      GenreMiscellanea.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1993.85 .R38 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 351 p. ;
      Number of Pages351
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3959839M
      ISBN 100806523379
      LC Control Number2001099896
      OCLC/WorldCa49873984


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