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Tales from the script [electronic resource].

Hanson, Peter, 1969- (Added Author). Herman, Paul Robert. (Added Author). Black, Shane. (Added Author). Carpenter, John, 1948- (Added Author). Darabont, Frank. (Added Author). Goldman, William, 1931- (Added Author). Hayter, David. (Added Author). Rivera, José, 1955- (Added Author). Schrader, Paul, 1946- (Added Author). Shelton, Ron, 1945- (Added Author). Ward, David S., 1945- (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 105 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : First Run Features : 2010.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Directed by Peter Hanson.
Participant or Performer Note: Featuring Shane Black, John Carpenter, Frank Darabont, William Goldman, David Hayter, Jose Rivera, Paul Schrader, Ron Shelton, and David S. Ward.
Summary, etc.: Shane Black (Lethal Weapon), John Carpenter (Halloween), Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption), William Goldman (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid), Paul Schrader (Taxi Driver), and dozens of other Hollywood screenwriters share penetrating insights and hilarious anecdotes in Peter Hanson's Tales from the Script, the most comprehensive documentary ever made about screenwriting. By analyzing their triumphs and recalling their failures, the participants explain how successful writers develop the skills necessary for toughing out careers in one of the world's most competitive industries. They also reveal the untold stories behind some of the greatest screenplays ever written, describing their adventures with luminaries including Harrison Ford, Morgan Freeman, Stanley Kubrick, Joel Silver, Martin Scorsese, and Steven Spielberg.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Screenwriters > United States > Interviews.
Motion picture authorship.
Motion picture industry > California > Los Angeles.

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