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British prints of the post-war years

British prints of the post-war years

1945-60.

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Published by Redfern Gallery in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Redfern Gallery, London, 21 January - 19 February 1986.

SeriesCatalogue -- 4
ContributionsRedfern Gallery.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14240308M

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History of the motion picture - History of the motion picture - The war years and post-World War II trends: During the U.S. involvement in World War II, the Hollywood film industry cooperated closely with the government to support its war-aims information campaign. Following the declaration of war on Japan, the government created a Bureau of Motion Picture Affairs to coordinate the production. This collection obviously has a bit of an English bias, if you are more interested in American hit songs of the war years see this page: Top hit song lyrics taken from the American music charts of to For top songs of the 's books and sheet music to buy check the s Songs at Sheet Music Plus.


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