Posts tagged ‘Raymond Chandler’

November 7, 2012

Script: Strangers on a Train

Strangers on a Train was written by Raymond Chandler and Czenzi Ormonde.

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October 12, 2011

Quote of the Day: Raymond Chandler

The challenge of screenwriting is to say much in little and then take half of that little out and still preserve an effect of leisure and natural movement.

August 24, 2011

Quote of the Day: Raymond Chandler

When in doubt have a man come through the door with a gun in his hand.

July 4, 2011

Quote of the Day: Raymond Chandler

The wise screen writer is he who wears his second-best suit, artistically speaking, and doesn’t take things too much to heart. He should have a touch of cynicism, but only a touch. The complete cynic is as useless to Hollywood as he is to himself. He should do the best he can without straining at it. He should be scrupulously honest about his work, but he should not expect scrupulous honesty in return. He won’t get it. And when he has had enough, he should say goodbye with a smile, because for all he knows he may want to go back.