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Backstory : interviews with screenwriters of Hollywood's golden age

Author: Patrick McGilligan
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1986.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick McGilligan
ISBN: 0520056663 9780520056664 0520056892 9780520056893
OCLC Number: 12974850
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: viii, 382 pages : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Charles Bennett : first-class constructionist --
W.R. Burnett : the outsider --
Niven Busch : a doer of things --
James M. Cain : tough guy --
Lenore Coffee : easy smiler, easy weeper --
Philip Dunne : fine cabinetmaker --
Julius J. Epstein : a king of comedy --
Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett : perfectionists --
Norman Krasna : the Woolworth's touch --
John Lee Mahin : team player --
Richard Maibaum : a pretense of seriousness --
Casey Robinson : master adaptor --
Allan Scott : a nice life --
Donald Ogden Stewart : politically conscious.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Pat McGilligan.
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