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Performing Illusions

Dan North

Performing Illusions

Cinema, Special Effects and the Virtual Actor

by Dan North

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Wallflower Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Films, cinema,
  • Film Criticism,
  • Special Effects (Cinematography),
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts / Film / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12294630M
    ISBN 101905674538
    ISBN 109781905674534


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