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Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Great for beginning writers...

This is a GREAT book for the beginning writer. I have read it and other books by Syd Field repeatedly for help, and I consider him to be a sort of mastermind of the art; however, the book lacks some of the vital details that are necessary to becoming a full fledged scre...
This is a GREAT book for the beginning writer. I have read it and other books by Syd Field repeatedly for help, and I consider him to be a sort of mastermind of the art; however, the book lacks some of the vital details that are necessary to becoming a full fledged screenwriter(e.g. 'plants and payoffs', 'themes', etc.). I am advising this book to be read by all aspiring screenwriters. But it will not be the end of the road, so to speak. You will have to read other books to advance your knowledge...

posted by Anonymous on March 18, 2000

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Good Basic Book but Needs Updating

For those who are starting out in the screen writing field, this book will give you the basics of a screenplay. Those who know the basics of a story will find this book too elementary. Some parts are out of date, such as the chapter on typewritters vs. word processors....
For those who are starting out in the screen writing field, this book will give you the basics of a screenplay. Those who know the basics of a story will find this book too elementary. Some parts are out of date, such as the chapter on typewritters vs. word processors.

posted by Anonymous on May 19, 2004

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2011

    Do not buy

    This is quite possibly the worst reader I have ever purchased. Luckily I was able to get a refund or I would have really been upset. Im not sure if anyone else had this issue but my experience was un-satisfactory.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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