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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923.,
  • Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923 -- Discography.,
  • Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923 -- Career in motion pictures.,
  • Actors -- France -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-156) and index.

StatementDavid W. Menefee ; foreword by Kevin Brownlow.
GenreDiscography., Biography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2638.B5 M46 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3677822M
ISBN 10078641636X
LC Control Number2003017741

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