Tobruk Script

Year:1967
Director:Arthur Hiller

Script Synopsis:In September 1942, the German Afrika Korps under Rommel have successfully pushed the Allies back into Egypt. A counter-attack is planned, for which the fuel dumps at Tobruk are a critical impediment. In order to aid the attack, a group of British commandos and German Jews make their way undercover through 800 miles of desert, to destroy the fuel dumps starving the Germans of fuel.
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W.C. Fields and Me Script

Year:1976
Director:Arthur Hiller
Written by:Bob Merrill (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Film biography of actor-comedian W.C. Fields, concentrating on his years in Hollywood and his relationship with aspiring actress Caroltta Monti.
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The Man in the Glass Booth Script

Year:1975
Director:Arthur Hiller

Script Synopsis:Arthur Goldman is a rich Jewish industrialist, living in luxury in a Manhattan high-rise. He banters with his assistant Charlie, often shocking Charlie with his outrageousness and irreverence about aspects of Jewish life. Nonetheless, Charlie is astonished when, one day, Israeli secret agents burst in and arrest Goldman for being not a Jewish businessman but a Nazi war criminal. Whisked to Israel for trial, Goldman forces his accusers to face not only his presumed guilt--but their own.
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Man of La Mancha Script

Year:1973
Director:Arthur Hiller
Written by:Dale Wasserman (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:In the sixteenth century, Miguel de Cervantes, poet, playwright, and part-time actor, has been arrested, together with his manservant, by the Spanish Inquisition. They are accused of presenting an entertainment offensive to the Inquisition. Inside the huge dungeon into which they have been cast, the other prisoners gang up on Cervantes and his manservant, and begin a mock trial, with the intention of stealing or burning his possessions. Cervantes wishes to desperately save a manuscript he carries with him and stages, with costumes, makeup, and the participation of the other prisoners, an unusual defense--the story of Don Quixote.
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The Americanization Of Emily Script

Year:1964
Director:Arthur Hiller
Written by:Paddy Chayefsky (Screenplay), William Bradford Huie (Novel)

Script Synopsis:During the build-up to D-Day in 1944, the British found their island hosting many thousands of American soldiers who were "oversexed, overpaid, and over here". That's Charlie Madison exactly; he knows all the angles to make life as smooth and risk-free as possible for himself. But things become complicated when he falls for an English woman, and his commanding officer's nervous breakdown leads to Charlie being sent on a senseless and dangerous mission.
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Plaza Suite Script

Year:1971
Director:Arthur Hiller
Written by:Neil Simon (Theatre Play), Neil Simon (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Film version of the Neil Simon play has three separate acts set in the same hotel suite in New York's Plaza Hotel with Walter Matthau in a triple role. In the first, Karen Nash tries to get her inattentive husband Sam's attention to spruce up their failing marriage. In the second, brash film producer Jesse Kiplinger tries to get his former one-time flame Muriel to see him for what he stands for. In the third, Roy Hubley and his wife Norma try and try to get their uncertain-of-herself daughter out of the bathroom before her approaching wedding.
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Silver Streak Script

Year:1976
Director:Arthur Hiller
Written by:Colin Higgins (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:George Caldwell is taking a slow restful trip to Chicago on the Silver Streak. Or so he thinks. He's involved in a love affair, a murder, is thrown from the train, wanted by the police, and joins forces with a car thief to re-board the train to save his love.
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Nightwing Script

Year:1979
Director:Arthur Hiller
Written by:Steve Shagan (Screenplay), Bud Shrake (Screenplay), Martin Cruz Smith (Screenplay), Martin Cruz Smith (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Killer bats plague an Indian reservation in New Mexico.
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Author! Author! Script

Year:1982
Director:Arthur Hiller
Written by:Israel Horovitz (Writer)

Script Synopsis:A broadway playwright is burning the candle at both ends. He is dealing with pressure from a production nearing premiere, a wife who is leaving him, and 5 children 4 of which belong to her.
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