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Script culture and the American screenplay

by Kevin A. Boon

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion picture authorship

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-223) and index.

    StatementKevin Alexander Boon.
    SeriesContemporary approaches to film and television series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1996 .B665 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16692504M
    ISBN 100814332633
    ISBN 109780814332634
    LC Control Number2007029907

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      Sometimes when you submit a script to a production company, they will send your script back with a letter that they want you to sign. The letter basically states that they want you to cast aside your legal right to sue them for copyright infringement if they ever make a film resembling in any way your screenplay. My advice is simple. Callie Khouri, in her first movie script, Thelma & Louise, rewrote the rules for good road movies and played against type to create a new American classic. James Cameron, writer/director of Terminator 2: Judgement Day, created a sequel integrating spectacular special effects and a story line that transformed the Terminator, the quintessential /5(39).

    - Buy Four Screenplays: Studies in the American Screenplay book online at best prices in India on Read Four Screenplays: Studies in the American Screenplay book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(37). I’m American. CELINE I know. It’s a joke. I knew you were American, and, of course, you don’t speak any other language. JESSE Yeah, yeah, I’m the dumb, vulgar American who has no culture. But I tried. I want you to know I took four years of French. I tried, I was ready. When I was in Paris, I was standing in line at the metro.


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