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Adventures in the Screen Trade

Adventures in the Screen Trade
Author : William Goldman
Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
Release Date : 2012-06-05
Category : Performing Arts
Total pages :448
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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.

Which Lie Did I Tell?

Which Lie Did I Tell?
Author : William Goldman
Publisher : Vintage
Release Date : 2013-12-18
Category : Performing Arts
Total pages :512
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From the Oscar-winning screenwriter of All the President's Men, The Princess Bride, and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, here is essential reading for both the aspiring screenwriter and anyone who loves going to the movies. If you want to know why a no-name like Kathy Bates was cast in Misery, it's in here. Or why Linda Hunt's brilliant work in Maverick didn't make the final cut, William Goldman gives you the straight truth. Why Clint Eastwood loves working with Gene Hackman and how MTV has changed movies for the worse,William Goldman, one of the most successful screenwriters in Hollywood today, tells all he knows. Devastatingly eye-opening and endlessly entertaining, Which Lie Did I Tell? is indispensable reading for anyone even slightly intrigued by the process of how a movie gets made.

Adventures in the Screen Trade

Adventures in the Screen Trade
Author : William Goldman
Publisher : Abacus (UK)
Release Date : 1996
Category : Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Total pages :418
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As befits more than twenty years in Hollywood, Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman's sparkling memoir is as entertaining as many of the films he has helped to create. From the writer of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, All the President's Men and Marathon Man, Adventures in the Screen Trade is an intimate view of movie-making, of acting greats such as Redford, Olivier, Newman and Hoffman, and of the trials and rewards of working inside the most exciting business in the world.

Boys and Girls Together

Boys and Girls Together
Author : William Goldman
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release Date : 2013-01-08
Category : Fiction
Total pages :751
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An “extraordinary” novel of five friends coming of age in 1960s New York City, from a New York Times–bestselling, Academy Award–winning author (The Plain Dealer). William Goldman, the versatile author who gave us classic thrillers like Marathon Man, the immortal comedy of The Princess Bride, and the infamous Hollywood tell-all Adventures in the Screen Trade, offers a beautiful and sweeping novel inspired by his own coming-of-age, set against the backdrop of the New York theater world. In Boys and Girls Together, five friends—each of them young, creative, ambitious, and troubled—make their way to Manhattan in pursuit of their dreams. Aaron, the playwright; Walt, the director; Rudy and Jenny, both actors; and Branch, their producer, all come together to struggle, fight, love, create art, and face the hard truths of life. A popular sensation when it was first published in 1964, Boys and Girls Together remains a masterwork of heartbreaking emotional honesty. This ebook features a biography of William Goldman.

William Goldman

William Goldman
Author : William Goldman
Publisher : Applause Theatre & Cinema
Release Date : 1995
Category : Music
Total pages :492
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WILLIAM GOLDMAN FOUR SCREENPLAYS WITH ESSAYS

The Big Picture

The Big Picture
Author : William Goldman,Herb Gardner
Publisher : Applause Theatre & Cinema
Release Date : 2001
Category : Drama
Total pages :283
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(Applause Books). William Goldman, who holds two Academy Awards for his screenwriting ( Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President's Men ), and is author of the perennial best seller Adventures in the Screen Trade , scrutinizes the Hollywood movie scene of the past decade in this engaging collection. With the film-world-savvy and razor-sharp commentary for which he is known, he provides an insider's take on today's movie world as he takes a look at "the big picture" on Hollywood, screenwriting, and the future of American cinema. Paperback.

Adventures in the Skin Trade

Adventures in the Skin Trade
Author : Dylan Thomas
Publisher : New Directions Publishing
Release Date : 1964
Category : Fiction
Total pages :275
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Thomas's unfinished novel of a Welsh boy's adventures in London is accompanied by twenty short stories

Wait Till Next Year

Wait Till Next Year
Author : William Goldman,Mike Lupica
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2020
Category :
Total pages :363
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Screenwriting Tricks of the Trade

Screenwriting Tricks of the Trade
Author : William Froug
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 1992
Category : Performing Arts
Total pages :150
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Unlocks the mysteries of commercially successful screen drama.

Heat

Heat
Author : William Goldman
Publisher : Grand Central Pub
Release Date : 1986-09
Category : Fiction
Total pages :320
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Las Vegas security officer Nick Escalante, an ex-Marine, chances on to a bizarre kidnapping threat and is plunged into a nightmare world of false identities, vicious grievances, and gruesome encounters

Into The Woods

Into The Woods
Author : John Yorke
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release Date : 2013-04-04
Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Total pages :208
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'The best book on the subject I've read. Quite brilliant' Tony Jordan, creator/writer, Life on Mars, Hustle We all love stories. But why do we tell them? And why do all stories function in an eerily similar way? John Yorke, creator of the BBC Writers' Academy, has brought a vast array of drama to British screens. Here he takes us on a journey to the heart of storytelling, revealing that there truly is a unifying shape to narrative forms - one that echoes the fairytale journey into the woods and, like any great art, comes from deep within. From ancient myths to big-budget blockbusters, he gets to the root of the stories that are all around us, every day. 'Marvellous' Julian Fellowes 'Terrifyingly clever ... Packed with intelligent argument' Evening Standard 'The most important book about scriptwriting since William Goldman's Adventures in the Screen Trade' Peter Bowker, writer, Blackpool, Occupation, Eric and Ernie

Merchants of Culture

Merchants of Culture
Author : John B. Thompson
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2013-04-25
Category : Social Science
Total pages :440
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These are turbulent times in the world of book publishing. For nearly five centuries the methods and practices of book publishing remained largely unchanged, but at the dawn of the twenty-first century the industry finds itself faced with perhaps the greatest challenges since Gutenberg. A combination of economic pressures and technological change is forcing publishers to alter their practices and think hard about the future of the books in the digital age. In this book - the first major study of trade publishing for more than 30 years - Thompson situates the current challenges facing the industry in an historical context, analysing the transformation of trade publishing in the United States and Britain since the 1960s. He gives a detailed account of how the world of trade publishing really works, dissecting the roles of publishers, agents and booksellers and showing how their practices are shaped by a field that has a distinctive structure and dynamic. This new paperback edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to take account of the most recent developments, including the dramatic increase in ebook sales and its implications for the publishing industry and its future.

Adventures in the Scribblers Trade

Adventures in the Scribblers Trade
Author : Neil Hickey
Publisher : iUniverse
Release Date : 2015-02-26
Category : Biography & Autobiography
Total pages :388
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Neil Hickey was a twenty-four year old job seeker when he heard the editor of a major magazine call journalism “the most fun you can have, standing up.” The young reporter had already come to that conclusion independently after working his way through college as a Baltimore newspaperman. He’d go on to spend more than a half century meeting movie stars, musicians, and some of the most powerful people in Washington as he honed his craft. Now an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Hickey shares an insider’s view of pop culture, war, oppression, and even happenings beyond our solar system. Meeting astronaut Neil Armstrong trumped interviews with presidents of the United States, secretaries of state past and present, and Nobel Prize winners. In Singapore, his assignment was to serve as a judge for the Miss Universe contest. Whether it’s chatting with President Bill Clinton or Jimmy Carter, traveling with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger or investigating the Challenger spacecraft disaster, Hickey shares deep insights into American culture, the nature of war, and the art of journalism in Adventures in the Scribblers Trade.

The Temple of Gold

The Temple of Gold
Author : William Goldman
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release Date : 2013-01-08
Category : Fiction
Total pages :205
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The New York Times–bestselling author’s phenomenal debut novel about growing up in midwestern, midcentury America. Raymond Euripides Trevitt grows up virtually alone in the small town of Athens, Illinois, until a new boy moves in next door. His name is Zachary Crowe, but he goes by Zock. They’re as different as two midwestern boys can be, but their friendship will go on to shape—if not define—both of their lives. In the early days, Ray takes Zock hiking and Zock teaches Ray about poetry. They run away to Chicago, hide out in movie theaters, and watch Gunga Din over and over. By high school, it’s clear that Ray is no student while Zock is destined for Harvard. Still, they grow up side-by-side, through adolescence, double-dating, and first love. But during a summer visit home, a tragic accident leaves Ray racked with guilt. Alone once again, Ray discovers that in the depths of despair, resilience and hope are waiting to be found. The Temple of Gold launched the career of bestselling novelist and Academy Award–winning screenwriter William Goldman, best known for Marathon Man and The Princess Bride. This ebook features a biography of William Goldman.

Into the Woods

Into the Woods
Author : John Yorke
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2014-04-03
Category : Motion picture authorship
Total pages :336
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We all love stories. But why do we tell them? And why do all stories function in an eerily similar way? John Yorke, creator of the BBC Writers' Academy, has brought a vast array of drama to British screens. Here he takes us on a journey to the heart of storytelling, revealing that there truly is a unifying shape to narrative forms - one that echoes the fairytale journey into the woods and, like any great art, comes from deep within. From ancient myths to big-budget blockbusters, he gets to the root of the stories that are all around us, every day. 'Fresh, enlightening, gripping.' Sunday Times 'The best book on the subject I've read. Quite brilliant.' Tony Jordan, creator/writer, Life on Mars, Hustle 'Brilliant.' Ken Follett 'Marvellous' Julian Fellowes 'Terrifyingly clever . . . Packed with intelligent argument.' Evening Standard 'Oh, how I wanted to hate it! I didn't. I loved it.' Jimmy McGovern, creator/writer Cracker, The Street 'The most important book about scriptwriting since William Goldman's Adventures in the Screen Trade.' Peter Bowker, writer, Blackpool, Occupation, Eric and Ernie