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Documentary is about the life and work of American screenwriter Waldo Salt who won two Academy Awards and was put on the Hollywood blacklist in the 1950s. The story is told through interviews with collaborators and friends such as Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jon Voight, John Schlesinger and with clips from Salt's films, chiefly Midnight Cowboy.

  1. Eugene Corr

    Director, Writer

  2. Robert Hillmann

    Director

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  1. Peter Coyote

    Peter Coyote

    Narrator (voice)

  2. Waldo Salt

    Interviewee

  3. Jerome Hellman

    Jerome Hellman

    Interviewee

  4. John Schlesinger

    John Schlesinger

    Interviewee

  5. Jon Voight

    Jon Voight

    Interviewee

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Waldo Salt: A Screenwriter's Journey

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  • January 19, 1990
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  • May 1, 1992
    TV

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Original Language English

Runtime 0h 57m

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