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William Faulkner in Hollywood : screenwriting for the studios

Author: Stefan Solomon
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : The University of Georgia Press, [2017]
Series: South on screen.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During more than two decades (1932-1954), William Faulkner worked on approximately fifty screenplays for studios, including MGM, 20th Century-Fox, and Warner Bros., and was credited on such classic films as The Big Sleep and To Have and Have Not. The scripts that Faulkner wrote for film-and, later on, television-constitute an extensive and, until now, thoroughly underexplored archival source. Stefan Solomon not only  Read more...
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Named Person: William Faulkner; William Faulkner; William Faulkner
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Solomon
ISBN: 9780820351131 082035113X
OCLC Number: 960032159
Description: xvi, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: William Faulkner, screenwriter --
First run : MGM --
Second run : Universal, Twentieth Century-Fox, RKO --
Independence : Absalom, Absalom! and "Revolt in the earth" --
Winning the war with Warners --
The great migration to Hollywood --
Stage play and screenplay : Requiem for a nun and "The left hand of God" --
Writing for the small screen : Faulkner and television --
Land of the pharaohs --
Timeline : William Faulkner between cinema and literature.
Series Title: South on screen.
Responsibility: Stefan Solomon.

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The scripts that Faulkner wrote for film and television constitute an extensive and, until now, thoroughly underexplored archival source. Stefan Solomon not only analyzes the majority of these  Read more...

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