Robert Helpmann a servant of art by Anna Bemrose

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Published by University of Queensland Press in St Lucia, Qld .

Written in English

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  • Helpmann, Robert, -- Sir, -- 1909-1986,
  • Dancers -- Australia -- Biography,
  • Actors -- Australia -- Biography,
  • Choreographers -- Australia -- Biography,
  • Theatrical producers and directors -- Australia -- Biography

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [386]-394) and index.

Book details

StatementAnna Bemrose.
LC ClassificationsGV1785.H45 B46 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 403 p. :
Number of Pages403
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23166687M
ISBN 109780702236785
LC Control Number2009367097

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