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May 12, 2011

Challenges, twists, prima donnas--and hard work.

I should never have switched from Scotch to Martinis. --Humphrey Bogart

You think life in law and business is hard? What if all your partners were grandiose, spoiled, drunk, or poised to shoot a wild animal every morning before work? Okay, you say it's a lot like that now. Well, making John Huston's The African Queen was no summer picnic, either. To get a better idea of the kind of talent and guts it takes to make it as a writer or producer in Hollywood, visit Neely Swanson's No Meaner Place: Hollywood writing, ups, downs, more downs, productions, persistence and dreams.

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(updated from April 24, 2010 post)

Posted by Holden Oliver (Kitzb├╝hel Desk) at May 12, 2011 11:59 PM

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