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John Grierson and the National Film Board The Politics of Wartime Propaganda by Gary Evans

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Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Film theory & criticism,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Grierson, John,,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Propaganda,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • 1898-1972,
  • Canada,
  • Motion pictures in propaganda

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9861398M
ISBN 100802066135
ISBN 109780802066138

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