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Australian cinema, 1970-1985 by Brian McFarlane

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English


  • Motion pictures -- Australia -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Brian McFarlane.
The Physical Object
Pagination237 p. :
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16601964M
ISBN 100436270234, 0436270226

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