The File on Robert Siodmak in Hollywood, 1941-1951

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Universal-Publishers, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 227 pages
 

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Contents

GETTING YOUR OWN WAY IN HOLLYWOOD __________
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CHAPTER
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NEVER PROMISE THEM A GOOD PICTURE
25
THE SUSPECT _____________________________________
49
THE STRANGE AFFAIR OF UNCLE HARRY ___________
59
THE SPIRAL STAIRCASE ___________________________
74
THE KILLERS _____________________________________
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CRY OF THE CITY_________________________________
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CRISS CROSS _____________________________________
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THE FILE ON THELMA JORDON ___________________
132
HOLLYWOOD? A SORT OF ANARCHY _______________
162
AFTERWORD
179
THE COMPLETE ROBERT SIODMAK FILMOGRAPHY_
185
BIBLIOGRAPHY __________________________________
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