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Adventures in the Screen Trade Nobody Knows Anything.Goldman could almost have saved us the 400 pages of what is still one of the most insightful books about the movie industry, and just printed his Law on a single page at the front.But then we d have missed a glorious roller coaster ride through Tinseltown stuffed to the gills with anecdotes of such toe curling detail that you believe every word And even now, 25 years later, it still all rings true Read it, and you too might understand how lucky we are to get the occasiona Nobody Knows Anything.Goldman could almost have saved us the 400 pages of what is still one of the most insightful books about the movie industry, and just printed his Law on a single page at the front.But then we d have misse William Goldman is incredible Prolifically incredible In several genres I read this book on 3 18 97 straight through I know I did because I wrote this quotation Nobody knows anything.Again, for emphasisNobody knows anything. Man, William Goldman makes himself out to be a real asshole He s so irritating, in fact, that after a two week break away from Adventures in the Screen Trade I cashed in with over 100 pages left, because I couldn t stand the thought of going back to have him bitch at me like my worst film school instructors used to, bitter that a lack of work forced them into talking about their job instead of doing it.Goldman launches his first fart rocket within the opening 20 pages, tattling four anecdotes t Man, William Goldman makes himself out to be a real asshole He s so irritating, in fact, that after a two week break away from Adventures in the Screen Trade I cashed in with over 100 pages left, because I couldn t stand the thought of going back to have him bitch at me like my worst film school instructors used to, bitter that a lack of work forced them into talking about their job instead of doing it.Goldman launches his first fart rocket within the opening 20 pages, tattling four anecdotes to illustrate that movie stars are bad people He mentions that, out of courtesy, he s only naming two of the actors in question because some of them have recently died But then he goes on to redact the identities of the deadies, while going right ahead and smearing the two performers who still have careers left to ruin.That strange blend This is perhaps the best book about screenwriting and the film business ever written.Oscar winner William Goldman, who wrote such classic films as HARPER, BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID, MARATHON MAN and ALL THE PRESIDENT S MEN shares his unique, often difficult, experiences working with top directors, producers and stars like Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Dustin Hoffman and Laurence Olivier.If survival in the Hollywood film industry is possible, then there is no better survival guide than This is perhaps the best book about screenwriting and the film business ever written.Oscar winner William Goldman, who wrote such classic films as HARPER, BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID, MARATHON MAN and ALL THE PRESIDENT S MEN shares his unique, often difficult, experiences working with top directors, producers a Added 7 22 08 EDIT 4 7 13 VERY interesting and told in an engaging manner I enjoyed this book.William Goldman is the Hollywood screenwriter who wrote The Princess Bride Screenwriting is not an easy profession because it s filled with all kinds of frustrations and set backs.ADDENDUM 2 27 16 PS The title of this book is a PUN on the title Adventures in the Skin Trade, a collection of stories by Dylan Thomas.PPS More about William Goldman from WIKI WIL Added 7 22 08 EDIT 4 7 13 VERY interesting and told in an engaging manner I enjoyed this book.William Goldman is the Hollywood screenwriter who wrote The Princess Bride Screenwriting is not an easy profession because it s filled with all kinds of frustrations and set backs.ADDENDUM 2 27 16 PS The title of this book is a PUN on the title Adventures in the Skin Trade, a collection of stories by Dylan Thomas.PPS More about William Goldman from WIKI WILLIAM GOLDMAN born 1931 is an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter He came to prominence in the 1950s as a novelist This is a true insider s look at the screenwriting business from the writer of All the President s Men, Marathon Man and interestingly, the novel of Princess Bride and interesting for anyone who writes or likes movies because yes, there are fun gossipy asides about Hollywood Robert Redford had ego , but it s focus is on what makes a good story and how to write one that sells as a screenplay They re not always the same thing Two big bonuses of this book Goldman provides his entire scre This is a true insider s look at the screenwriting business from the writer of All the President s Men, Marathon Man and interestingly, the novel of Princess Bride and interesting for anyone who writes or likes movies because yes, there are fun gossipy asides about Hollywood Robert Redford had ego , but it s focus is on what m Adventures in the Screen Trade A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting, William Goldman, c1983Abstracts No one knows the writer s Hollywoodintimately 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 sanctumson and behind the scenes for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, All the President s Men, and other filmsinto the p Adventures in the Screen Trade A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting, William Goldman, c1983Abstracts No one knows the writer s Hollywoodintimately than William Goldman Two time Academy Award winning screenwriter and the bestselling author No One Knows The Writer S Hollywood 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 Sanctumson And Behind The Scenes For Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid, All The President S Men, And Other Filmsinto The Plush Offices Of Hollywood Producersinto The Working Lives Of Acting Greats Such As Redford, Olivier, Newman, And Hoffmanand 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. A glorious tour of the sausage factory with a guy who breeds champion hogs That s the image that came to mind as I finished this funny, authentic look at the movie business by a celebrated screenwriter and novelist Bill Goldman is painfully frank about his struggles, his weaknesses, and the seamy underbelly of the business that has paid his bills for decades Writing in the wake of the Heaven s Gate disaster which shook the confidence of almost everyone in Hollywood 1982 , Goldman still m A glorious tour of the sausage factory with a guy who breeds champion hogs That s the image that came to mind as I finished this funny, authentic look at the movie business by a celebrated screenwriter and novelist Bill Goldman is painfully frank about his struggles, his weaknesses, and the seamy underbelly of the business that has paid his bills for decades Writing in the wake of the Heaven s Gate disaster which shook the confidence of almost everyone in Hollywood 1982 , Goldman still manages to end the book on an upbeat and hopeful note And it turns out he was mostly right a It was an entertaining book, but it didn t know what it wanted to be A primer on how to hustle as a screenwriter Amusing anecdotes about the movies he s worked on A script workshop for tourists and beginners Yes all of these Good


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