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Published by Simon & Schuster in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Douglas, Kirk, -- 1916-,
  • Moving-picture actors and actresses -- f United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKirk Douglas.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2287.D54
The Physical Object
Pagination(400)p. :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22428779M
ISBN 100671699598

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