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Gene Kelly a biography by Clive Hirschhorn

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Published by Regnery in Chicago .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Kelly, Gene, 1912-,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Dancers -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementClive Hirschhorn.
LC ClassificationsPN2287.K64 H5
The Physical Object
Pagination335 p., [20] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5062564M
ISBN 100809282607
LC Control Number74027811

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