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Special visual effects a guide to special effects cinematography by Jack Imes

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in New York .
Written in English


  • Cinematography -- Special effects.

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Edition Notes

StatementJack Imes, Jr.
LC ClassificationsTR858 .I44 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 232 p. :
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2840507M
ISBN 100442242794
LC Control Number84002357

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