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Special visual effects

Jack Imes

Special visual effects

a guide to special effects cinematography

by Jack Imes

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cinematography -- Special effects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJack Imes, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR858 .I44 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 232 p. :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2840507M
    ISBN 100442242794
    LC Control Number84002357


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