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I Was a TV Horror Host

Memoirs of a Creature Features Man

by John Stanley

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Creatures At Large .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Television,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Entertainment & Performing Arts - Television Personalities,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Television - General,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Biographies & Memoirs / Memoirs,
  • Performing Arts / General,
  • General,
  • Anecdotes,
  • History and criticism,
  • Horror films,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9474101M
    ISBN 100940064111
    ISBN 109780940064119
    OCLC/WorldCa166273935

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