Silent-Era Filmmaking in Santa Barbara (CA) by Robert S. Birchard

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Subjects:

  • California - Local History,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • United States - General,
  • CA,
  • History / United States / General,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • United States - State & Local - West

Edition Notes

Images of America

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7902313M
ISBN 100738547301
ISBN 109780738547305

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