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The Hollywood romantic comedy

Leger Grindon

The Hollywood romantic comedy

conventions, history, controversies

by Leger Grindon

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Love in motion pictures,
  • Romantic comedy films

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-200) and index.

    StatementLeger Grindon
    SeriesNew approaches to film genre, New approaches to film genre
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.C55 G75 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 214 p. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25092359M
    ISBN 101405182660, 1405182652
    ISBN 109781405182669, 9781405182652
    LC Control Number2010043498
    OCLC/WorldCa670418664

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