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Published by BFI Pub. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comedy films -- History and criticism,
  • Television comedies,
  • Wit and humor -- History and criticism,
  • Comic, The

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJerry Palmer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.C55 P35 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination232 p. :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2267149M
    ISBN 10085170204X, 0851702058
    LC Control Number89152789

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