Adventures in the Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood by William Goldman

By William Goldman

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No one is familiar with the writer's Hollywood extra in detail than William Goldman. Two-time Academy Award-winning screenwriter and the bestselling writer of Marathon Man, Tinsel, Boys and women Together, and different novels, Goldman now takes you into Hollywood's internal sanctums...on and backstage for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, All the President's Men, and different films...into the luxurious workplaces of Hollywood producers...into the operating lives of appearing greats corresponding to Redford, Olivier, Newman, and Hoffman...and into his personal expert reviews and artistic inspiration strategies within the crafting of screenplays. You get a firsthand examine why and the way movies get made and what parts make an excellent screenplay. Says columnist Liz Smith, "You'll be interested.

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Again, Jerry Springer was noted as posting the best result, returning for its fourth season. The show’s ratings increased 21 percent overall, 29 percent among women aged 18–34 and 40 percent among women 18–49 (Littleton 1995c: 51). Donahue was cited as dropping 65 percent over its prior year’s time period for women aged 18–34 and 50 percent for women 25–54 (Littleton 1996b: 66). Based on their ratings increases, Ricki Lake and Jenny Jones had received numerous upgrades from daytime to early fringe markets.

Given her popularity with the show’s viewers, Raphael was invited back for a second guest appearance during “sweeps” period. Dubrow asked her to guest host a week of shows while the regular host, Braun, was on vacation. Dubrow reports that at this point he knew he wanted to sign Raphael for her own talk show (Haley 1993: D7–8). Raphael’s show, produced and syndicated by Multimedia (which also syndicated Donahue), debuted as In Touch with Sally Jessy Raphael on October 17, 1983, on WSDK, a St. Louis station owned by Multimedia (Haley 1993: D8).

The current pop music practice of “sampling” in which a song is composed of pieces of others’ songs is a good example of this level of intertextuality. A Map of the Chapters While each chapter of this study constitutes a distinct dimension of my analysis, each is “nested” within the others. In chapter 2, I examine the matrix of institutional structures and practices within which television talk shows are produced, distributed, and watched. As discussed above, apparently “individual” routine practices exist in relation to institutional structures and practices.

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