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Published by Films for the Humanities in Princeton .
Written in English


  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history to 1625.,
  • Theatre and theatres -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementpresented by Christopher Neame ; directed & produced by Alan Afriat.
ContributionsAfriat, Alan., Neame, Christopher., Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 videocassette (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21582180M

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