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Hollywood"s wartime woman

representation and ideology

by Michael Renov

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Published by UMI Research Press in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.),
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Motion pictures and the war.,
    • Women in motion pictures.,
    • Motion pictures -- United States -- History.,
    • Women -- United States.,
    • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Michael Renov.
      SeriesStudies in cinema ;, no. 42
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD743.23 .R46 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 275 p. :
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2395819M
      ISBN 100835718131
      LC Control Number87025546


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