Discovering the screenplay of Joan Didion's 'Play It As It Lays'

Recently, I bought a copy of a 1972 anthology called "Works in Progress" that includes what appears to be the only published screenwriting by Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne. The sample in question features the first 44 pages of "Play It As It Lays," the 1972 film based on Didion's novel of... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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