The Big Picture: Who Killed Hollywood? and Other Essays

by William Goldman

Applause Theatre & Cinema Books | February 1, 2001 | Trade Paperback

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(Applause Books). William Goldman, who holds two Academy Awards for his screenwriting ( Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President''s Men ), and is author of the perennial best seller Adventures in the Screen Trade , scrutinizes the Hollywood movie scene of the past decade in this engaging collection. With the film-world-savvy and razor-sharp commentary for which he is known, he provides an insider''s take on today''s movie world as he takes a look at "the big picture" on Hollywood, screenwriting, and the future of American cinema. Paperback.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 288 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 in

Published: February 1, 2001

Publisher: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1557834601

ISBN - 13: 9781557834607

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The Big Picture: Who Killed Hollywood? and Other Essays

by William Goldman

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 288 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 in

Published: February 1, 2001

Publisher: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1557834601

ISBN - 13: 9781557834607

About the Book

William Goldman, who holds two Academy Awards for his screenwriting (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President's Men), and is author of the perennial best seller Adventures in the Screen Trade, scrutinizes the Hollywood movie scene of the past decade in this engaging collection. With the film-world-savvy and razor-sharp commentary for which he is known, he provides an insider's take on today's movie world as he takes a look at "the big picture" on Hollywood, screenwriting, and the future of American cinema. Paperback.

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(Applause Books). William Goldman, who holds two Academy Awards for his screenwriting ( Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All the President''s Men ), and is author of the perennial best seller Adventures in the Screen Trade , scrutinizes the Hollywood movie scene of the past decade in this engaging collection. With the film-world-savvy and razor-sharp commentary for which he is known, he provides an insider''s take on today''s movie world as he takes a look at "the big picture" on Hollywood, screenwriting, and the future of American cinema. Paperback.

About the Author

William Goldman, August 12, 1931 - William Goldman was born August 12, 1931 in Highland Park, Illinois. He attended Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio and then went on to Columbia University in New York. He began his writing career in 1957 and wrote his first screenplay, "Masquerade" in 1965. During an interim job teaching creative writing at Princeton University, Goldman wrote the screenplay for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid." In 1973, he wrote "The Princess Bride," the only novel he ever wrote that he actually liked, and later adapted it for the screen. Goldman adapted three screenplays form his own novels, the other two titled "Marathon Man" in 1976 and "Heat" in 1978. He is the author of three novels about show biz, which tell the true story of making a living in Hollywood. They are "Adventures in the Screen Trade,""Hype and Glory" and the latest, "Which Lie Did I Tell," printed in 2000. Goldman has written over 20 novels as well as more than 20 major motion picture screenplays over the course of 45 plus years in the business. He has won three Lifetime Achievement Awards for Screenwriting, including the 1985 Laurel Award for Lifetime Achievement in Screenwriter. He has also won tow Screenwriter of the Year Awards and two Academy Awards, one for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and the other for "All the President's Men." He even managed to win an English Academy Award. Goldman has written under many pseudonyms during his career, but the two he is best known for ar
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