The Tools of Screenwriting by David Howard & Edward Mabley [1995 TRADE PAPERBACK]

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The Tools of Screenwriting: A Writer's Guide to the Craft and Elements of a Screenplay by David Howard & Edward Mabley


Book is in very good condition.  Light wear to cover.  Reads like new! 

In The Tools of Screenwriting, David Howard and Edward Mabley illuminate the essential elements of cinematic storytelling, and reveal the central principles that all good screenplays share. The authors address questions of dramatic structure, plot, dialogue, character development, setting, imagery, and other crucial topics as they apply to the special art of filmmaking.

Howard and Mabley also demonstrate how, on a practical level, the tools of screenwriting work in sixteen notable films, including Citizen CaneE.T.One Flew Over the Cuckoo's NestRashomonThe GodfatherNorth by NorthwestChinatown, and sex, lies, and videotape.