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Television plays for writers

A. S. Burack

Television plays for writers

eight television plays with comment and analysis by the authors.

by A. S. Burack

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Published by The Writer in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Television plays

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a foreword by Herbert Brodkin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6120.T4 B8, PN6120.T4 B8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 396 p.
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14113998M
    LC Control Number57013427

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    A Writer for TV and Film must have the sensibility and creative instinct of a director, while having a polarizing view of story and subject that producers and network executives project. When considering to pitch a pilot script or TV series treatment, it's important to understand the process that an executive or TV Producer undertakes in /5(). In a New York Times article in , when the movie version of Sgt. Bilko was to be released, David Everitt, author of the book King of the Half Hour: Nat Hiken and the Golden Age of TV Comedy, paid homage to one of early TV's great overlooked comedy writer figures, dating back to Fred Allen on radio.


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