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Backstory: Interviews with Screenwriters of Hollywood's Golden Age

By: McGilligan, Pat, ed. and intro.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley/Los Angeles/Oxford, University of California Press: (c.1986)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22190

ISBN: 0-520-05666-3

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dj


(price-clipped) [nice copy, faint soiling to top of text block, tiny bookstore stamp at bottom corner of front endpaper, no significant wear; jacket lightly rubbed, no tears or chips]. (B&W photographs) A superb compilation of thoughtful interviews (many conducted by the book's editor) with some of the very best of an often overlooked and undervalued breed, the Hollywood screenwriter (many of whom were accomplished novelists as well, such as W.R. Burnett, James M. Cain ... View more info

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Backstory: Interviews with Screenwriters of the 1940s and 1950s

By: McGilligan, Pat, ed. and intro.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley/Los Angeles/Oxford, University of California Press: (c.1991)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22191

ISBN: 0-520-05666-3

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice clean copy with no significant wear, blemished only slightly by short diagonal creases at the top corners of several pages (apparently inflicted by a former owner unfamiliar with the concept of a "bookmark"); jacket a teensy bit rubbed, with a minor wrinkle along the top edge of the rear panel]. (B&W photographs) A follow-up to the editor-interviewer's earlier compilation of insightful screenwriter interviews, this volume focusing on a somewhat later gener... View more info