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Radio comedy

by Arthur Frank Wertheim

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Radio comedies -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementArthur Frank Wertheim.
      LC ClassificationsPN1991.8.C65 W47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 439 p. :
      Number of Pages439
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4723170M
      ISBN 100195024818
      LC Control Number78010679

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