Adventures in the Screen Trade - Softcover


“Nobody knows anything.” - William Goldman.

  • Adventures in the Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting.
  • Bestselling memoir and manual by American screenwriter William Goldman.
  • Adventures in the Screen Trade offers an incisively witty, firsthand look at why and how films get made and what elements make a good screenplay.
Goldman takes the reader into Hollywood's inner sanctum...on and behind the scenes for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President’s Men, both of which earned him the Academy Award for Screenwriting. He journeys into the working lives of acting greats such as Redford, Olivier, Newman, and Hoffman, and delves into his own professional experiences and creative thought processes in the crafting of screenplays. William Goldman was also a renowned author, having written the novels The Princess Bride and Marathon Man, both of which he adapted into screenplays. 

Pages: 432

Published: May 1996

Size (cm): 20 x 13 x 3

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