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grifters

Donald E. Westlake

grifters

screenplay

by Donald E. Westlake

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feature films.,
  • Motion picture plays.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGrifters (Motion picture).
    Statementby Donald Westlake; based on the novel by Jim Thompson.
    ContributionsThompson, Jim, 1906-1977.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 leaves ;
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22369692M


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