Katharine Hepburn the thirties and after by Andrew Britton

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Published by Tyneside Cinema in Newcastle upon Tyne .

Written in English

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  • Hepburn, Katharine, -- 1907-2003,,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.

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StatementAndrew Britton.
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p. ;
Number of Pages134
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Open LibraryOL22120848M
ISBN 100946493014

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