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Stage-lighting for little theatres

C. Harold Ridge

Stage-lighting for little theatres

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Published by W. Heffer & Sons, ltd. in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theaters -- Lighting.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titles"Little" theatres, Stage-lighting for.
    Statementby C. Harold Ridge. With a foreword by Basil Dean and an introduction by Terence Gray.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK4399.T6 R45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 79 [1] p.
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6690939M
    LC Control Number26012693
    OCLC/WorldCa1155315

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