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Science, fiction, and film

Science, fiction, and film

a study of the interaction of science, science fiction literature, and the growth of cinema

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Bruce Randall Cook.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 80676 (P)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiv, 358 leaves.
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3084027M
LC Control Number82185216

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