Jerry Lewis by Chris Fujiwara

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .

Written in English

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  • Lewis, Jerry, -- 1926- -- Criticism and interpretation

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Book details

StatementChris Fujiwara.
SeriesContemporary film directors
LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.L46825 F85 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24061346M
ISBN 109780252034978, 9780252076794
LC Control Number2009026686

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