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The Technique of Screenplay Writing - The Classic Analysis of the Dramatic Structure of Motion Pictures (1973)

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First UK Edition published in 1973 by Souvenir Press. Revised and expanded. Index.

First published in the 1940s in the US, this insightful survey of the art and technique of screenplay writing has long been regarded as the standard textbook on the subject. Writing for film makes unique demands upon the writer by requiring him/her to think almost exclusively in terms of the camera. Therefore it is essential for the screenwriter to understand the intricate factors in film-making in their relation to each other as well as to the actual writing.

Immensely readable for lovers of the genre and eminently helpful for the serious student. The basic form of the motion picture, the dramatic construction of the screenplay, and the essential nature of the true screen story are minutely studied.

complete with unclipped dust jacket, which is a little curled and rubbed along its edges. The board covers are bright and clean, and so are the pages.

Item details

Added value:
First UK Edition
Author(s):
Eugene Vale
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22cm to 14cm
Edition:
1973, Revised and Enlarged
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0285621181
ISBN-13:
9780285621183
Number of pages:
306
Publisher:
Souvenir Press
Title:
The Technique of Screenplay Writing - The Classic Analysis of the Dramatic Structure of Motion Pictures

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First UK Edition published in 1973 by Souvenir Press. Revised and expanded. Index.

First published in the 1940s in the US, this insightful survey of the art and technique of screenplay writing has long been regarded as the standard textbook on the subject. Writing for film makes unique demands upon the writer by requiring him/her to think almost exclusively in terms of the camera. Therefore it is essential for the screenwriter to understand the intricate factors in film-making in their relation to each other as well as to the actual writing.

Immensely readable for lovers of the genre and eminently helpful for the serious student. The basic form of the motion picture, the dramatic construction of the screenplay, and the essential nature of the true screen story are minutely studied.

complete with unclipped dust jacket, which is a little curled and rubbed along its edges. The board covers are bright and clean, and so are the pages.

Added value:
First UK Edition
Author(s):
Eugene Vale
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
22cm to 14cm
Edition:
1973, Revised and Enlarged
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0285621181
ISBN-13:
9780285621183
Number of pages:
306
Publisher:
Souvenir Press
Title:
The Technique of Screenplay Writing - The Classic Analysis of the Dramatic Structure of Motion Pictures

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