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The Jaws Log

Expanded Edition (Shooting Script)

Carl Gottlieb

Winner of three Oscars and the highest-grossing film of its time, Jaws was a phenomenon, and this is the only book on how twenty-six-year-old Steven Spielberg transformed Peter Benchley's number-one bestselling novel into the classic film it became.Hired by Spielberg as a screenwriter to work with him on the set while the movie was being made, Carl...
Publish Date
2012
August 7
First Published in 1975
Goodreads rating
4.19
ISBN
9780062229281
Recommendations
3
Recommendations
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
Jun 13, 2020
One 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
Jan 28, 2021
Holy cow. I’m so much enjoying reading “The Jaws Log: 30th Anniversary Edition (Shooting Script)” A chronicle of the movie Jaws, from its original book, to acquisition, casting, filming. It’s amazing to read about how films are systemically created!      source