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Our faith in evil melodrama and the effects of entertainment violence by Gregory E. Desilet

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English


  • Violence in motion pictures.,
  • Melodrama in motion pictures.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGregory Desilet.
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.V5 D47 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3413423M
ISBN 10078642348X
LC Control Number2005029555

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