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Scene design in the American theatre from 1915 to 1960

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Published by University of Arkansas Press in Fayetteville .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery -- United States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Orville K. Larson.
      LC ClassificationsPN2091.S8 L294 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 385 p. :
      Number of Pages385
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2050059M
      ISBN 101557280649, 1557280657
      LC Control Number88027628

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