Writing the action-adventure film the moment of truth by Neill D. Hicks

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Published by Michael Wiese Productions in Studio City, CA .

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  • Motion picture authorship,
  • Adventure films

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Statementby Neill D. Hicks.
LC ClassificationsPN1996 .H49 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 182 p. :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3951798M
ISBN 100941188396
LC Control Number2001046784

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