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Finding Scripts/Screenplays


To search for screenplays in the library, use Screenplays as a search term along with an author or a title or a publisher. For example: screenplays edward burns brings up this book

To browse screenplays, try a more general "Subject List" search for the term Motion picture plays.

However, keep in mind that many published scripts (especially for television) have no subject heading at all, and will only have the words "script," "scripts," "film script," "shooting script," or "screenplay" in the title or keywords. You can alternatively do a subject search for the name of a film or program, and this will sometimes produce a title that includes the script.

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