Dear every screenwriter/filmmaker, read William Goldman’s screenplay for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid [pdf]. We also recommend you to listen audio. BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID () Screenplay by William Goldman Directed by George Roy Hill. Often listed as a “must read” for. Oscar-winning screenwriter and Hollywood wise man William Goldman, who won Academy Awards for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: Screenplay

You’re getting to be an old maid. They then visit Sundance’s lover, schoolteacher Etta Place.

I’ll bet we end up officers. Rita rated it really liked it Jun 01, It was directed by Richard Lester and written by Allan Burns. Ha ha ha ha! Bjtch if we was seen together? I never met a soul more affable than you, Butch, or faster than the Kid. Nobody is going to rob us going down the mountain. I’m the one that has to go. Want him to do your thinking for you?


Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) Movie Script

We could buy a place. Books by William Goldman. Your line of work requires a specialized vocabulary.

We are involved, Etta. Sure, we might hit the Flyer, but even if we do, it won’t be this run.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid – Wikipedia

Just because we were friendly doesn’t give you the right to break in. Sceeenplay, you all right? I’m losing my piano player. Going a little further, this is based on actual events and real people, and a major theme of Westerns and American history is evoked here – that of the closing of the wild west and the end of the frontier era. He imagined things in very visual terms and included a lot of carefully and expressly written prose descriptions of shots, effects, angles, and edits.

Etta’s thinking of, uh, maybe going home ahead of us. Quotes from Butch Cassidy and You didn’t see LeFors out there, did you? That’s just what I want to hear. Well, you couldn’t have picked a more out of the way place in all of Bolivia, I’ll tell you that. Could you do that? You mean there are jobs. Don’t you know that? You almost blew it. It is a free-form interview, intimate and engaging, in which Goldman, kiid by Cleese, explores various aspects of his large body of work.


You’ll think of something. If he’d just pay me what he’s spending to make me stop robbing him, I’d stop robbing him. We screenlpay a patriot in there. Views Read Edit View history.

I’m giving him a send-off. Apparently he can afford it. I don’t want to hear it.