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The physical comedy handbook

by Davis Rider Robinson

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Published by Heinemann in Portsmouth, NH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Acting.,
  • Comedy -- Technique.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-130).

    StatementDavis Rider Robinson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2071.C57 R63 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 130 p. ;
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL35108M
    ISBN 100325001146
    LC Control Number99019681

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