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"Charlie Simpson's Apocalypse," 1975.
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I have only one loyalty - to my writing. I never wanted to be the head of a studio or a producer, I just wanted to make sure that what I write is what appears on screen, to not have some idiot change it on its way to the screen. There sure as hell are some idiots in Hollywood. I think we would see better movies - and God, we see a lot of shitty movies these days - if writers would stand up for ...
His non-fiction book "Charlie Simpson's Apocalypse" was nominated for a National Book Award in 1975. The book ended up indirectly leading to Eszterhas' career as a screenwriter. It was read by Marcia Nasatir
, an executive at United Artists who considered the book cinematic. She contacted Eszterhas and asked him if he was interested in writing screenplays. Eszterhas then came up with the story for ...
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