David Freeman is a screenwriter and the author of six books, including A Hollywood Education, stories about the daily life of the movie business; The Last Days of Alfred Hitchcock, a memoir of his experience writing a script with the great director; One of Us, a novel of Egypt and England; and It’s All True, a novel of contemporary Hollywood. His play Jesse and the Bandit Queen ran for 200 performances at the Public Theater in New York and has played around the world. Recent plays are A First Class Man, performed at the 45th Street Theatre in New York, and The Bone Yard, set in Hollywood in the early 1950s. His reviews and essays have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The New Yorker, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Review of Books and other publications.
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