By William Goldman
Now on hand as an booklet for the 1st time!
No one understands the writer's Hollywood extra in detail than William Goldman. Two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter and the bestselling writer of Marathon Man, Tinsel, Boys and ladies Together, and different novels, Goldman now takes you into Hollywood's internal sanctums...on and backstage for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, All the President's Men, and different films...into the luxurious workplaces of Hollywood producers...into the operating lives of appearing greats comparable to Redford, Olivier, Newman, and Hoffman...and into his personal expert reports and inventive concept methods within the crafting of screenplays. You get a firsthand examine why and the way movies get made and what parts make a great screenplay. Says columnist Liz Smith, "You'll be involved.
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