Framework : a history of screenwriting in the American film / Tom Stempel ; foreword by Philip Dunne

Author(s): Stempel, Tom, 1941-
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Subjects: Motion picture authorship--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 3rd ed
Published: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2000
Series: Television series
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: xiv, 313 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Philip Dunne
Acknowledgments
Introduction to the Third Edition
Introduction
Pt. 1. Silent Beginnings (1894-1920)
1. Starting Up 3
2. Early Writing 7
3. Griffith and Woods 17
4. Silent Comedy 27
5. Titles 35
6. Ince and Sullivan 41
Pt. 2. The Studio Period (1920-1950)
7. Silent Studios 51
8. Sound 57
9. Visitors from the East 63
10. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer 70
11. Twentieth Century-Fox 77
12. Warner Brothers 85
13. Paramount 93
14. Columbia 100
15. Other Studios, Other Writing 105
16. Independent Screenwriters 114
17. Writer-Producers 123
18. Writer-Directors 129
19. The Guild 136
20. The Party 144
Pt. 3. Independent Production (1950-2000)
21. Decline of the Studios 155
22. The Black Market 164
23. Projects 176
24. European Influences 186
25. Alumni 197
26. Comic Independents 208
27. Stars 218
28. Hustlers 228
29. Return of the Adults 239
30. Quentin and Jane 245
App.: Twenty-Two Subjects for Further Research 261
Notes 265
Index 295
Notes: LCCN: 00029666
ISBN: 0815606540 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Originally published: New York : Continuum, 1991
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 43672489
ISBN/ISSN: 0815606540