Big Sam

  • 184 Pages
  • 1.20 MB
  • English
Doubleday , Garden City, N.Y
Churchill, Samuel J., -- 1870?-1941., Lumber c
Statement[by] Sam Churchill.
LC ClassificationsSD129.C5 C5
The Physical Object
Pagination184 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16486238M

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In his latest, Los Angeles–based film chronicler Wasson (Improv Nation: How We Made a Great American Art,etc.), who has written about Bob Fosse, Audrey Hepburn, Blake Edwards, and Paul Mazursky, undertakes a multifaceted dissection of the infamous noir film starring Jack Nicholson.

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