The Jaws Log
Expanded Edition (Shooting Script)
A behind-the-scenes look at the making of one of the most iconic films of all time, this book follows the journey of Steven Spielberg as he transforms Peter Benchley's bestselling novel into the classic movie Jaws. Written by the screenwriter who worked with Spielberg on set, this book offers a unique perspective on the production, from the casting of Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, and Richard Dreyfuss to the challenges of filming on location. An expanded edition also includes updates and insights from the author, making it a must-read for movie buffs and aspiring filmmakers alike.
It is a day-by-day account of the making of the movie. It is filled with the details of making a movie on location. It was incredibly inspiring to me. – source
2020-06-13T21:14:41.000ZOne of my favorite books of all time is THE JAWS LOG, written by JAWS screenwriter (and the Amity newspaper editor) CARL GOTTLIEB! It tells the twisted tale of what it took to make an American classic. Indispensable for filmmaking fans! It's an excellent page-turner! #JawsAtHome – source