Preminger An autobiography by Otto Preminger

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Published by Bantam Books .

Written in English

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  • Biography,
  • Motion picture producers and directors,
  • Preminger, Otto,
  • United States

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The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9414011M
ISBN 100553113518
ISBN 109780553113518
OCLC/WorldCa3786731

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