The encyclopedia of ethnic groups in Hollywood by James Robert Parish

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Published by Facts on File in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Minorities in motion pictures -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Minorities on television -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Minorities in the motion picture industry -- United States -- Encyclopedias.,
  • Minorities in television broadcasting -- United States -- Encyclopedias.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 647-650) and index.

Book details

Other titlesEthnic groups in Hollywood
StatementJames Robert Parish ; associate editor, Allan Taylor.
GenreEncyclopedias.
SeriesThe Facts on File film reference library
ContributionsTaylor, T. Allan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.M56 M85 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 722 p. :
Number of Pages722
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3553014M
ISBN 100816046042
LC Control Number2002004376

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