Ivan Mozzhukhin's Acting Style: Beyond the Kuleshov Effect

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Ivan Mozzhukhin's Acting Style : Beyond the Kuleshov Effect. / Riis, Johannes.

In: Projections: The Journal for Movies and Mind, Vol. 12, No. 2, 2018, p. 137-158.

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Riis, J 2018, 'Ivan Mozzhukhin's Acting Style: Beyond the Kuleshov Effect', Projections: The Journal for Movies and Mind, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 137-158. https://doi.org/10.3167/proj.2018.120215

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Riis, J. (2018). Ivan Mozzhukhin's Acting Style: Beyond the Kuleshov Effect. Projections: The Journal for Movies and Mind, 12(2), 137-158. https://doi.org/10.3167/proj.2018.120215

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Riis J. Ivan Mozzhukhin's Acting Style: Beyond the Kuleshov Effect. Projections: The Journal for Movies and Mind. 2018;12(2):137-158. https://doi.org/10.3167/proj.2018.120215

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Riis, Johannes. / Ivan Mozzhukhin's Acting Style : Beyond the Kuleshov Effect. In: Projections: The Journal for Movies and Mind. 2018 ; Vol. 12, No. 2. pp. 137-158.

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