The Making of the Feature Film Suffragette

@article{Gavron2015TheMO,
  title={The Making of the Feature Film Suffragette},
  author={Sarah Gavron},
  journal={Women's History Review},
  year={2015},
  volume={24},
  pages={985 - 995}
}
  • Sarah Gavron
  • Published 13 October 2015
  • History
  • Women's History Review
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