The Medium and the Magician Orson Welles, the Radio Years, 1934-1952 (Critical Media Studies) by Paul Heyer

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Radio,
  • Radio - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Welles, Orson,,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • 1915-,
  • 1915-1985

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7925526M
ISBN 100742537978
ISBN 109780742537972

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