The script is always better than the movie
November 13, 2009 8:50 AM Subscribe
7 scripts you gotta read
posted by philip-random (60 comments total)
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Who is Mystery Man and where does he find this stuff? Early drafts, never-mades, and even a link to Stanley Kubrick's Napoleon: The Greatest Movie Never Made (Hardcover)
... just in case you've got a spare $700 sitting around.
The text book features the complete original treatment, essays examining the screenplay in historical and dramatic contexts, an essay by Jean Tulard on Napoleon in cinema, and a transcript of interviews Kubrick conducted with Oxford professor Felix Markham. The culmination of years of research and preparation, this unique publication offers readers a chance to experience the creative process of one of cinema s greatest talents as well as a fascinating exploration of the enigmatic figure that was Napoleon Bonaparte.