By William Goldman
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No one is familiar with the writer's Hollywood extra in detail than William Goldman. Two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter and the bestselling writer of Marathon Man, Tinsel, Boys and ladies Together, and different novels, Goldman now takes you into Hollywood's internal sanctums...on and backstage for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, All the President's Men, and different films...into the luxurious places of work of Hollywood producers...into the operating lives of appearing greats similar to Redford, Olivier, Newman, and Hoffman...and into his personal specialist reports and artistic idea methods within the crafting of screenplays. You get a firsthand examine why and the way movies get made and what components make a superb screenplay. Says columnist Liz Smith, "You'll be involved.
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Not so smart, maybe, putting it so close to the cave like at, but what you expect from an Injun. Took most of the damn day to move them rocks out the way so we’re worn out. DB tried to take a compass read to mark the spot--had a hard time with it, the damn needle just spun around. Which to DB meant some kind of metallic deposit nearby, which he said was good. Nightfall by that time, but tired as we was Denver Bob could not be bothered to wait. Gold fever, I call it, cause I got it to. We fired our lanterns up and Denver Bob went in first.
20 * Here we see the broken column of the monument, designed to symbolize the tragedy of a remarkable life cut short. * (L) Meriwether Lewis (R) The traitorous General James Wilkinson *ARCHIVIST’S FINAL THOUGHT I have recently verified one last curious aspect of this story. When Jefferson sent Lewis to the Northwest, he ordered him to keep an eye out for various strange phenomena often mentioned in rumors of the region, among them a tribe of “white Indians” and a race of giants. I have found dozens of strange references in the 19th-century American press to the recovery of skeletons of men in burial mounds that are between seven and nine feet tall.
What the-- -- Damn, something screeched back in there then flue out of dark at us like a bat out a hell. We run all the way out, nearly beat my brains in on the wall once. DB dropped his damn lantern. Felt that thing right behind us breathing on our necks. Got out of there and night was thick on us. Thing passed straight over our heads and we hit the ground. Bird for sure, maybe a bat. DB thought an owl. If it were, it’s the biggest damn owl I ever seen, and I don’t care to see it again. -- Moved camp down close to a river cause we heard from that cave a real peculiar whistling and what I thought was like moaning.
Adventures in the Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting by William Goldman