The secret history of the green room[ containing authentic and entertaining memoirs of the actors and actresses in the three theatres royal. by Joseph Haslewood

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Published by H. D. Symmonds in London .

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Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich., University Microfilms, 1956. 1 reel. 35 mm. (Source materials in the field of theatre, no. 39, Reel 10)

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SeriesSource materials in the field of theatre -- no. 39, reel 10.
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Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL22021103M

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