Adventures in the Screen Trade

By William Goldman (Trade Paperback, 1989)
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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.
  • Grand Central Publishing
    • Format: Trade Paperback

    • Price: $20.00 US/$22.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780446391177

    • On Sale Date: 03/10/1989

    • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

    Formats Available: Trade Paperback, Hardcover Book, Electronic Book

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Now available as an ebook for the first time!

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.
  • "[This] is that big, sad, funny, incisive, revelatory, gossipy, perception-forming book about Hollywood that publishers have been promoting for years -- and now the real thing is finally here."

  • "A deliciously honest book...Goldman deserves a special Read of the Year award."

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Adventures in the Screen Trade
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $20.00 US/$22.00 CAN
  • ISBN-13: 9780446391177
  • On Sale Date: 03/10/1989
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