Laurel & Hardy by McCabe, John

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Published by Bonanza Books, Distributed by Crown Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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  • Laurel, Stan.,
  • Hardy, Oliver, 1892-1957.,
  • Comedians -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.

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Book details

Other titlesLaurel and Hardy.
Statementtext by John McCabe ; compiled by Al Kilgore ; filmography by Richard W. Bann.
ContributionsKilgore, Al.
LC ClassificationsPN2287.L285 M29 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination400 p. :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3164162M
ISBN 100517413698
LC Control Number83006056

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