Moving Pictures
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Moving Pictures

Forget the Credit — Take the Cash

My favorite screenwriting assignment

Wikimedia: Zorro

In the early summer of 1974 I got a call from an old film school pal Steven Bach who at the time happened to be the head of United Artists.

“Richie,” he said, “can you go to Rome right away?”

I asked him, “Can I first go take a leak?”

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Richard Walter

Richard Walter

Screenwriter, bestselling author, and 40 years leadership @ UCLA’s prestigious screenwriting program. Get 40 lessons from 40 years: richardwalter.com/newsletter