Dirty Little Secrets: Scholars, Archivists, and Dirty Movies

  title={Dirty Little Secrets: Scholars, Archivists, and Dirty Movies},
  author={Eric W. Schaefer},
  journal={The Moving Image},
  pages={105 - 79}
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