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John Barrymore a bio-bibliography by Martin F. Norden

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Barrymore, John, 1882-1942.,
  • Barrymore, John, 1882-1942 -- Bibliography.,
  • Actors -- United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMartin F. Norden.
SeriesBio-bibliographies in the performing arts,, no. 68
LC ClassificationsPN2287.B35 N67 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 306 p. :
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL790554M
ISBN 10031329268X
LC Control Number95023020

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