The Screen writer

United States, 1949

Film
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Pictures a typical screen writer and analyses his job. The writer, whether the script is adapted or original, is the starting point for a picture. During actual production the writer often advises actors and director on aspects of production. The film cites some writers who have directed or produced their own scripts and others who are not heads of production at major studios.

Credits

production company

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

Duration

00:09:35:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1949

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

28262

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture authorship

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Production and direction

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Career education

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Career education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Motion picture industry - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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