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HURRAY FOR HOLLYWOOD

William Holden in SUNSET BOULEVARD

A page devoted to the Movie Business, especially the wretched ink-stained scribblers who have produced silver-screen plots, characters, and dialogue that are immortal.  And, yes, some not so immortal, too. 

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Kirk Douglas and Lana Turner in THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL


SCRIPTS


Humphrey Bogart and Ava Gardner in THE BAREFOOT CONTESSA
Purchase Classic and New Movie Scripts at Script Shack



SCREENWRITING AND THE MOVIE BUSINESS

David Trottier, The Screenwriter's Bible
David Trottier's article on Spec Scripts at The Writer's Store
Christopher Vogler, The Writer's Journey : Mythic Structure for Writers (Apparently, Vogler's book has become a virtual bible for script development at Disney.)
Michael Lent, Breakfast with Sharks : A Screenwriter's Guide to Getting the Meeting, Nailing the Pitch, Signing the Deal, and Navigating the Murky Waters of Hollywood

Brooke A. Wharton, The Writer Got Screwed ( but didn't have to : A Guide to the Legal and Business Practices of Writing for the Entertainment Industry
Tips from John August