what they say and what they really mean : the official Hollywood dictionary by Eugene B. Lebowitz

Publisher: General Pub. Group in Santa Monica, CA

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Cover of: Hollywoodspeak | Eugene B. Lebowitz
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Edition Notes

Other titlesHollywood speak
Statementby Eugene B. Lebowitz.
LC ClassificationsPN1994.9 .L43 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. ;
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL984854M
ISBN 101575440016
LC Control Number96022630

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