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Hong Kong Babylon

Fredric Dannen

Hong Kong Babylon

an insider"s guide to the Hollywood of the East

by Fredric Dannen

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Published by faber and faber in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion picture industry -- Hong Kong,
  • Motion pictures -- Hong Kong

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFredric Dannen and Barry Long
    ContributionsLong, Barry
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.H6 D35 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination412 p. :
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16878873M
    ISBN 100571190405


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