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Behind the Oscar

the secret history of the Academy Awards

by Anthony Holden

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Academy Awards (Motion pictures)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSecret history of the Academy Awards.
    Statementby Anthony Holden.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.92 .H65 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination672 p. :
    Number of Pages672
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1730769M
    ISBN 100671701290
    LC Control Number92035229

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