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Lighting the stage

Willard F. Bellman

Lighting the stage

art and practice

by Willard F. Bellman

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Published by Chandler Pub. Co. in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stage-lighting.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 341-342.

    Statement[by] Willard F. Bellman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2091.E4 B39
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 348 p.
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5533734M
    LC Control Number67010210


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