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actors present war

Richard Hood

actors present war

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Published by The Committee in [Hollywood?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda.,
    • Propaganda, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Theater and the war.,
    • Theater -- Political aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Richard Hood ; research by the Publications Division of the Theatre Arts Committee.
      ContributionsTheatre Arts Committee. Publication Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD810.P7 U37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination52 p. ;
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4490460M
      LC Control Number79320118


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