Goldman, William, 1931-....

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William Goldman, screenwriter. Stephen King, author of source material.

From the description of Hearts in Atlantis: typescript, 2001. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122579676

William Goldman is best-know as a novelist, playwright and screenwriter. He was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1931. He received a BA in 1952 from Oberlin College and an MA from Columbia University in 1956. His first novel "Temple of Gold" was published in 1957. He went on to write several other novels including "Boys and Girls Together" (1964), "The Thing of It Is. . ." (1964); "The Princess Bride" (1974); "Marathon Man" (1975); and "The Color of Light" (1984).

Goldman began writing screenplays in 1965. He has been nominated for several screenwriting awards and has won Oscars for both "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" in 1970 and "All The President's Men" in 1977. Other screenplays written by Goldman include "Harper" (1966); "Marathon Man" (1976); "The Princess Bride" (1987); "Misery" (1990); and "Absolute Power" (1997). In 1985 Goldman was the recipient of the Laurel Award for lifetime achievement in screenwriting.

Goldman's nonfiction works include a book about the Broadway theater, "The Season" (1969) one about his beloved sports; "Wait Until Next Year" (1988), with Mike Lupica; "Hype and Glory" (1990) about the Cannes Film Festival and the Miss America Pageant; and the highly acclaimed "Adventures of the Screen Trade" (1983), his definitive and personal view of Hollywood and the profession. Goldman was a regular columnist for "New York Magazine" between 1990 and 1994 and has written for "Premiere".

From the description of William Goldman papers 1949-1997. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 299029419

BIOGHIST REQUIRED William Goldman is best-know as a novelist, playwright and screenwriter. He was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1931. He received a BA in 1952 from Oberlin College and an MA from Columbia University in 1956. His first novel "Temple of Gold" was published in 1957. He went on to write several other novels including "Boys and Girls Together" (1964), "The Thing of It Is. . ." (1964); "The Princess Bride" (1974); "Marathon Man" (1975); and "The Color of Light" (1984).

BIOGHIST REQUIRED Goldman began writing screenplays in 1965. He has been nominated for several screenwriting awards and has won Oscars for both "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" in 1970 and "All The President's Men" in 1977. Other screenplays written by Goldman include "Harper" (1966); "Marathon Man" (1976); "The Princess Bride" (1987); "Misery" (1990); and "Absolute Power" (1997). In 1985 Goldman was the recipient of the Laurel Award for lifetime achievement in screenwriting.

BIOGHIST REQUIRED Goldman's nonfiction works include a book about the Broadway theater, "The Season" (1969) one about his beloved sports; "Wait Until Next Year" (1988), with Mike Lupica; "Hype and Glory" (1990) about the Cannes Film Festival and the Miss America Pageant; and the highly acclaimed "Adventures of the Screen Trade" (1983), his definitive and personal view of Hollywood and the profession. Goldman was a regular columnist for "New York Magazine" between 1990 and 1994 and has written for "Premiere".

From the guide to the William Goldman Papers, 1949-1997, (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, )

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creatorOf Goldman, William, 1931-. Absolute power : [screenplay] / by David Baldacci ; screenplay: William Goldman. Broken Bow Public Library
creatorOf Goldman, William, 1931-. Hot rock, 1971 Apr. 19 / by William Goldman ; based on the book by Donald E. Westlake. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Goldman, William, 1931-. Hearts in Atlantis: typescript, 2001. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Goldman, William, 1931-. Harper, [1966]. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Goldman, William, 1931-. The princess bride : screenplay / by William Goldman from his novel. Texas State University-San Marcos, Albert B. Alkek Library
creatorOf Goldman, William, 1931-. The drawing room: an inquiry into the American contribution to the comedy of manners. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Goldman, William, 1931-. The great Waldo Pepper, 1895-1931 : [screenplay] / by William Goldman. University of Michigan
creatorOf Goldman, William, 1931-. Misery : [screenplay] / novel by Stephen King ; screenplay: William Goldman. Broken Bow Public Library
creatorOf Alexander, Jane, 1939-. Jane Alexander collection, 1967-2003 bulk 1980-1999. Boston University. School of Medicine
creatorOf Eastwood, Clint, 1930-.... Les pleins pouvoirs [Multimédia multisupport] / Clint Eatswood, réal. ; David Baldacci, aut. adapté ; William Goldman, scénario ; Lennie Niehaus, comp. ; Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Eastwood, Clint, 1930-.... Les pleins pouvoirs [Multimédia multisupport] / Clint Eatswood, réal. ; David Baldacci, aut. adapté ; William Goldman, scénario ; Lennie Niehaus, comp. ; Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris... [et al.], act. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Goldman, William, 1931-. Maverick : a western : [screenplay] / by William Goldman. Broken Bow Public Library
creatorOf Goldman, William, 1931-. Harper / William Goldman. De Anza College
referencedIn Elisabeth Fraser papers, 1920-1999 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Goldman, William, 1931-. The ghost and the darkness : [screenplay] / William Goldman. University of Michigan
referencedIn Boulder County Railway Historical Society, Inc.,. Tungsten mining collection : Fortune Dyke Mining Co. and Long Chance Mining Co. Boulder Public Library
referencedIn Haydn, Hiram Collins, 1907-1973,. Creative writing questionnaires for writing class at University of Pennsylvania, 1970-1972. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Goldman, William, 1931-. The ghost and the darkness : [screenplay] / by William Goldman. University of Michigan
creatorOf Goldman, William, 1931-. William Goldman papers 1949-1997. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf William Goldman Papers, 1949-1997 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Goldman, William, 1931-. The princess bride : screenplay / by William Goldman from his novel. Broken Bow Public Library
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associatedWith Kastner, Elliott. person
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