Stage management notes by John Saltzer

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Published by National Institute of Dramatic Art in Kensington, N.S.W .

Written in English

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Includes index.

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Statementcompiled by John Saltzer.
ContributionsNational Institute of Dramatic Art
LC ClassificationsPN2085 S3 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p. :
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19264649M
ISBN 100959973710

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