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  • adj. Befitting a showman.

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showman +‎ -ly

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  • Put together with an engaging combination of showmanly flair and scholarly responsibility by Scott Simmon, the author of the seminal study "The Invention of the Western Film" Cambridge University Press, it's a selection that seeks to represent the range and depth of the material preserved in the vaults of the Library of Congress, the Museum of Modern Art, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, George Eastman House and the National Archives.

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