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Citizen Welles

a biography of Orson Welles

by Frank Brady

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Anchor Books in New York .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Welles, Orson, 1915-,
    • Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography,
    • Actors -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 621-626) and index.

      StatementFrank Brady.
      LC ClassificationsPN1998.3.W45 B73 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 655 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages655
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2207181M
      ISBN 100385267592
      LC Control Number89029383

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