The Women Who Made Television Funny Ten Stars of 1950s Sitcoms by David C. Tucker

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Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Individual actors & performers,
  • Television,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Television - General,
  • Entertainment / General,
  • Women,
  • Actresses,
  • Biography,
  • Television actors and actresses,
  • Television comedies,
  • United States

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8139734M
ISBN 100786429003
ISBN 109780786429004

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