Talking Pictures: Screenwriters in the American Cinema

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Woodstock, New York 1985 Trade Paperback First Printing Very Good 5 1/2" X 8" 398 Pages. Both front and back cover have turned up corners and edge wear. The front cover has two ... vertical creases from top to bottom. An interior of white pages with no marks or stamps. In this now-famous study, The Time magazien film critic and editor-in-chief fo Film Comment restores the screenwirter to his true place in the history of American films. This pioneering classic is an indispensable cinematic reference work and one of the very few books that have revolutionized the way we look at films. This book examines 100 Hollywood movies by 38 screenwriters including: Ben Hecht, Preston Sturges, Howard Koch, Billy Wilder, Ernest Lehman, Nunnally Johnson, Joseph Mankiewicz, Garson Kanin, Ruth Gordon, Dalton Trumbo, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Herman Maniekwicz, Robert Riskin, Terry Southern, Buck Henry, Ring Larner Jr., Jules Feifer, David Newman, Robert Benton and more. Read more Show Less

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  • ISBN-13: 9780879511593
  • Publisher: Overlook Press, The
  • Publication date: 5/28/1985
  • Edition description: REISSUE
  • Pages: 398
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 5.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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