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American Graffiti
 
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George Lucas
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American Graffiti

3.77 of 5 stars 3.77  ·  rating details  ·  30 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Mass Market Paperback, 0 pages
Published November 12th 1973 by Ballantine Books (first published 1973)
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Craig
I was born in Stockton and raised in Modesto (where this movie takes place - George Lucas was from Modesto). I entered the freshman class of Thomas Downey High School (Dewey High? - the names are pretty similar) in September, 1962, so figuratively speaking I was at the Hop where Steve and Laurie led out with the first dance. When I first saw the movie in 1973, it had tremendous sentimental significance for he. Having just read the screen play, my recollection of those teenage years all comes bac...more
Ivy
Jan 17, 2008 Ivy rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: party people
Recommended to Ivy by: Kim Serene
This is a great book to have around for impromptu recording parties, as it contains the entire screenplay for this iconic film along with inspiring pictures. Get two copies if you can swing it. Beyond that, you just need four people of passable acting talent, two bottles of wine to warm the vocal chords, and a tape recorder to document it all. If you're feeling ambitious, get out your record player and your AmGraf soundtrack and synchronize the songs to the scenes as you perform them. It's like...more
Jeff Mayo
This is the screenplay for the legendary movie. What makes it such an interesting read is that it is the original screenplay, meaning that all the film that ended up on the cutting room floor, or scenes that were never filmed due to time and budget, are still here. This adds a layer of depth to the characters for fans of the film. Each character has several scenes and quite a bit of dialog that never appeared in any version of the finished film.
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George Walton Lucas, Jr. is an Academy Award-winning American film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is the creator of the epic Star Wars saga and the archaeologist-adventurer character Indiana Jones. Today, Lucas is one of the American film industry's most financially successful independent directors/producers, with an estimated net worth of $3.6 billion.
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