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Lights, camera, action! : crafting an action script

Print Book, English, ©2005
iUniverse, New York, ©2005
xxi, 426 pages ; 23 cm
9780595360574, 0595360572
Part I. Action comedy: 1. Elements of action comedy
2. Gentleman thief [Screenplay]
3. Notes
Part II. Action romance: 4. Elements of action romance
5. Tropical run [Screenplay]
6. Notes
Part III. Action adventure: 7. Elements of action adventure
8. The curse of Yamashita's gold [Screenplay]
9. Notes
Afterword: rewrite & pitch
"Spotlights the essential elements of action comedy, action romance, and action adventure. It underscores the crucial disntinction between overt and dramatic action, which a screenwriter must weave together in order for an action script to hum and shimmer, pulsate and zing"--Page 4 of cover