Rodgers & Hart bewitched, bothered, and bedeviled : an anecdotal account by Samuel Marx

Cover of: Rodgers & Hart | Samuel Marx

Published by Putnam in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Rodgers, Richard, 1902-,
  • Hart, Lorenz, 1895-1943

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementby Samuel Marx and Jan Clayton.
ContributionsClayton, Jan, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.R6315 M4
The Physical Object
Pagination287 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4883176M
ISBN 100399117865
LC Control Number76012494

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