Ragtime Script

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Director:Miloš Forman
Written by:Michael Weller (Writer), E.L. Doctorow (Novel)

Script Synopsis:A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.

Daniel Script

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Director:Sidney Lumet
Written by:E.L. Doctorow (Novel), E.L. Doctorow (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the 1960s, Daniel is involved in the antiwar protest movement and contrasts his experiences to the memory of his parents and his belief that they were wrongfully convicted.

Billy Bathgate Script

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Director:Robert Benton
Written by:E.L. Doctorow (Novel), Tom Stoppard (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz.