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Karloff; the life of Boris Karloff with an appendix of the films in which he appeared. by Peter Underwood

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Published by Drake Publishers in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Karloff, Boris, 1887-1969.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 168-169.

LC ClassificationsPN2287.K25 U5
The Physical Object
Pagination238 p.
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5339309M
ISBN 100877492581
LC Control Number72192923

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