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Bambi vs. Godzilla : on the nature, purpose, and practice of the movie business, David Mamet

Label
Bambi vs. Godzilla : on the nature, purpose, and practice of the movie business
Title
Bambi vs. Godzilla
Title remainder
on the nature, purpose, and practice of the movie business
Statement of responsibility
David Mamet
Title variation
Bambi versus Godzilla
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Playwright and screenwriter Mamet gives us a subversive inside look at Hollywood from the perspective of a filmmaker who has always played the game his own way. Who really reads the scripts at the film studios? How is a screenplay like a personals ad? Whose opinion matters when revising a screenplay? Why are there so many producers listed in movie credits? And what do those producers do, anyway? Refreshingly unafraid to offend, Mamet provides hilarious, surprising, and bracingly forthright answers to these and other questions about virtually every aspect of filmmaking, from concept to script to screen. He covers topics ranging from "How Scripts Got So Bad" to the oxymoron of "Manners in Hollywood." He takes us step-by-step through some of his favorite movie stunts and directorial tricks, and demonstrates that it is craft and crew, not stars and producers, that make great films.--From publisher description
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mamet, David
Dewey number
384/.80973
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1993.5.U6
LC item number
M244 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Motion picture industry
Label
Bambi vs. Godzilla : on the nature, purpose, and practice of the movie business, David Mamet
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0615/2006020018.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes filmography: p. [207]-238
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 250 p.
Isbn
9780375422539
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006020018
System control number
  • ocm70131181
  • (OCoLC)70131181
Label
Bambi vs. Godzilla : on the nature, purpose, and practice of the movie business, David Mamet
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0615/2006020018.html
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes filmography: p. [207]-238
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 250 p.
Isbn
9780375422539
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006020018
System control number
  • ocm70131181
  • (OCoLC)70131181

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