By Ian Hamilton
Legend has it that Hollywood lures talented writers into its provider with sunshine and cash, basically to regard them as glorified typists and plot-mechanics, peripheral to the most company of moviemaking.
This is what Ian Hamilton describes as 'the writer-in-chains saga that emerges from any research of Hollywood in the course of its so-called golden years - the interval i've got marked as operating from 1915-1951.'
But during this brilliant account of what passed off the likes of Faulkner, Fitzgerald, Chandler and Huxley through operating for the Dream manufacturing unit, Hamilton argues that those writers 'were within the video clips by means of selection: they earned way more funds than their colleagues who didn't write for movies, and in different circumstances they utilized themselves carefully to the not-unimportant activity handy. they usually had loads of laughs...'
'Fascinating and enjoyable.' New Statesman
'Abounds in superb tales, apocryphal, excellent, humorous or even true.' Observer
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