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Patrick Mcgoohan

Danger Man or Prisoner?

by Roger Langley

  • 33 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Tomahawk Press (GA) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Individual actors & performers,
  • Individual film directors, film-makers,
  • Television,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Television Personalities,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - General,
  • Individual Director

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPeter Falk (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11618206M
    ISBN 100953192644
    ISBN 109780953192649


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