Michael Redgrave, actor
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Michael Redgrave, actor by Kenneth Bruce Findlater Bain

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Published by Theatre Arts Book in New York .
Written in English


  • Redgrave, Michael

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Edition Notes

Statementby Richard Findlater [pseud.] With an introd. by Harold Clurman
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p.
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16649951M
LC Control Number56009609

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