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Summary: Pamela B. Green's energetic film about the pioneer filmmaker is both a tribute and a detective story, tracing the circumstances by which this extraordinary artist faded from memory and the path toward her reclamation.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: A screenwriter with a three-day deadline for a script asks a secretary to help concoct ideas.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2001

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY PAR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Paris 1964

Lorello, Elisa.

Summary: Celebrity screenwriter Danny Masters has the world at his feet. He's dating a movie-star bombshell and his latest screenplay is a shoe-in for an Oscar. But he's empty. With few accomplishments to her credit, longtime bookstore employee Sunny Smith celebrates her fortieth birthday by setting forty goals for herself. Sleeping with her writing idol, Danny Masters, makes the list.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC LOR

Summary: Michael Almereyda blazes a wild path through mid-20th-century Hollywood via the experiences of Hampton Fancher, a flamenco dancer, actor, and the unlikely producer and screenwriter of the landmark sci-fi classic Blade Runner. A consummate raconteur, Fancher recounts episodes from his remarkable life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Grasshopper Film 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ESC

Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: A fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends--screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford--from the New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator's Wife. It is 1914, and twenty-five-year-old Frances Marion has left her (second) husband and her Northern California home for the lure...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: A fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends, screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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Montes, Raphael

Summary: A twisted young medical student kidnaps the girl of his dreams and embarks on a dark and delirious road trip across Brazil in the English-language debut of Brazil's most celebrated young crime writer. Teo Avelar is a loner. He lives with his paraplegic mother and her dog in Rio de Janeiro, he doesn't have many friends, and the only time he feels honest human emotion is in the presence of his...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MON

Summary: Reflections by twenty-five screenwriters on their craft. Typical is Michael Tolkin's essay on the debasement of culture by the movies. It is nothing new, he writes, the golden age of Greek tragedy was followed by a similar slump, there are cycles and ours, too, shall pass.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Silman-James Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.23 why

Benjamin, Melanie

Summary: "A novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends--screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BEN

Federle, Tim.

Summary: "Teenaged Quinn, an aspiring screenwriter, copes with his sister's death while his best friend forces him back out into the world to face his reality"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC FED

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Summary: Set in 1940 London, the story is an ode to how women played a major role in boosting national morale during the Blitz of London in the second World War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY THE

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Th

Blatty, William Peter.

Summary: "Blatty,... lived a charmed life among the elite stars of Hollywood. His son Peter, born over a decade after The Exorcist, grew from an apple-cheeked boy into an "imposing young man with a quick, warm smile." But when Peter died very suddenly from a rare disorder, Blatty's world turned upside down. As he and his wife struggled through their unrelenting grief, a series of strange and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing, a division of Salem Media Group 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BLATTY, WILLIAM PETER BLA

Hemon, Aleksandar

Summary: "A novel about an aspiring screenplay writer--full of script ideas but unable to follow through on any of them--who becomes entangled with a Bosnian woman and her violently jealous husband"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Hemon 2015

Montes, Raphael

Summary: "A twisted young medical student kidnaps the girl of his dreams and embarks on a dark and delirious road trip across Brazil in the English-language debut of one of Brazil's most celebrated young crime writers. Teo Avelar is a loner. He lives with his paraplegic mother and her dog in Rio de Janeiro, he doesn't have many friends, and the only time he feels honest human emotion is in the presence...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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Summary: Asked to write a screenplay for an American producer, a young French dramatist and his wife visit the producer's villa in Capri. There the wife and producer engage in an affair, and she decides to leave her husband. However, something quite unexpected happens.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2002

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN CON

Summary: A grief-stricken screenwriter unknowingly enters a three-way relationship with a woman and her film executive husband - to chilling results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2006

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF DYI

Summary: Sammy Glick is a Jewish boy born in New York's Lower East Side. He decides to climb the ladder of success by any mean necessary. Through backstabbing and double-crossing, Sammy fights to become the motion picture industry's top screenwriter. A rags to riches story about the world of 1930s Hollywood.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Koch Vision 2009

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WHA

Carr, Robyn.

Summary: After collapsing at work, sous-chef Kelly Matlock retreats to her sister's home in Virgin River where she meets Lief Holbrook, a widower, and as romance blossoms between them, Lief's stepdaughters antics threaten to tear them apart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIRA 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Federle, Tim

Summary: Teenaged Quinn, an aspiring screenwriter, copes with his sister's death while his best friend forces him back out into the world to face his reality.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC FED

Lardner, Ring

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thunder's Mouth Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 813.54 LAR

Lear, Norman.

Summary: The legendary creator of iconic television programs All in the Family, Sanford and Son, Maude, Good Times, The Jeffersons, and Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman, Norman Lear remade our television culture, while leading a life of unparalleled political, civic, and social involvement. Sharing the wealth of Lear's ninety years, this is a memoir as touching and remarkable as the life he has led.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEAR, NORMAN LEA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Lear 2014

Resnick, Adam.

Summary: "An unabashedly hilarious memoir-in-essays from Adam Resnick, former writer for Late Night with David Letterman"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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Yandolino, Frank.

Summary: "Frank Yandolino rode the hippie counterculture movement alongside visionaries like Artie Kornfeld and Michael Lang, and he helped put together the Woodstock Festival of 1969. This memoir is an account of his life as a hippie, art director, entrepreneur, manager, and screenwriter (as well as various other hats he wore in the creative industry.)"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 YAN

Summary: Shane Black (Lethal Weapon), John Carpenter (Halloween), Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption), William Goldman (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid), Paul Schrader (Taxi Driver), and dozens of other Hollywood screenwriters share penetrating insights and hilarious anecdotes in Peter Hanson's Tales from the Script, the most comprehensive documentary ever made about screenwriting. By analyzing...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2010

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