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The path of the modern Russian stage

and other essays

by Alexander Bakshy

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Published by J.W. Luce in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ivanov, V. I. 1866-1949,
  • Theater -- Soviet Union,
  • Theaters -- Stage-setting and scenery,
  • Motion pictures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Alexander Bakshy
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 243 p., [12] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24180598M
    OCLC/WorldCa1930820

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