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Being an actor

Simon Callow

Being an actor

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Callow, Simon, 1949-,
    • Actors -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Acting.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementSimon Callow.
      LC ClassificationsPN2598.C17 A33 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination190 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2610287M
      ISBN 10041352440X
      LC Control Number85172646

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