The American Horror Film

by Reynold Humphries

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Written in English
Cover of: The American Horror Film | Reynold Humphries
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  • Films, cinema,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • USA,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Performing Arts / Film / General
The Physical Object
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Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL7964038M
ISBN 100748614168
ISBN 109780748614165

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