|Plot Summary of Adventures in the Screen Trade|
|"The master of the American screenplay tells his story and those of his scripts in this indispensible book for anyone interested in movies. Goldman explains his trade beautifully, and illustrates better than anyone else alive could possibly do. With the full screenplay for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Goldman's first "original," meaning not adapted from something else."
Jeffrey Cohen, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Adventures in the Screen Trade|
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Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
Biography of famous person?
- American (!)
How sensitive is this person?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Genius (really!)
- average physique
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Book makes you feel?
Is book humorous?
If humorous, kind of humor
Writer's slant towards subject:
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
How much dialogue in bio?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 51%-75% of book
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