Adventures in the Screen Trade

Adventures in the Screen Trade

A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting

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No one knows the writer's Hollywood more intimately than William Goldman. Two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter and the bestselling author of Marathon Man, Tinsel, Boys and Girls Together, and other novels, Goldman now takes you into Hollywood's inner sanctums...on and behind the scenes for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, All the President's Men, and other films...into the plush offices of Hollywood producers...into the working lives of acting greats such as Redford, Olivier, Newman, and Hoffman...and into his own professional experiences and creative thought processes in the crafting of screenplays. You get a firsthand look at why and how films get made and what elements make a good screenplay. Says columnist Liz Smith, "You'll be fascinated.

Baker & Taylor
The Academy Award-winning screenwriter and bestselling author combines observations on Hollywood stars, studios, power plays, filming, directors, and producers with a point-by-point review of script writing

Publisher: Warner, c1983
ISBN: 9780446512732
Branch Call Number: 920GOL
Characteristics: xiii, 418 p. ; 24 cm.


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