A Place in the Sun Script

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Director:George Stevens
Written by:Harry Brown (Screenplay), Michael Wilson (Screenplay), Theodore Dreiser (Novel), Patrick Kearney (Theatre Play)

Script Synopsis:An ambitious young man wins an heiress's heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend's pregnancy.

Friendly Persuasion Script

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Director:William Wyler
Written by:Michael Wilson (Screenplay), Jessamyn West (Novel)

Script Synopsis:The story of a family of Quakers in Indiana in 1862. Their religious sect is strongly opposed to violence and war. It's not easy for them to meet the rules of their religion in everyday life but when Southern troops pass the area they are in real trouble. Should they fight, despite their peaceful attitude?

Planet of the Apes (1968)

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Director:Franklin J. Schaffner
Written by:Michael Wilson (Author), Rod Serling (Author), Pierre Boulle (Novel)

Script Synopsis:An U.S. Spaceship lands on a desolate planet, stranding astronaut Taylor in a world dominated by apes, 2000 years into the future, who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist.

Salt of the earth

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Director:Herbert J. Biberman
Written by:Michael Wilson (Writer)

Script Synopsis:The issues the miners strike for include equity in wages with Anglo workers, and health and safety issues. Ramon Quintero helps organize the strike, but at home he treats his wife, Esperanza Quintero, as a second class citizen. Esperanza, who is pregnant with their third child, is usually passive, but she changes her attitude when the men are forced to end their picketing by a Taft-Hartley Act injuction.

Lawrence of Arabia

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Director:David Lean
Written by:T.E. Lawrence (Author), Robert Bolt (Screenplay), Michael Wilson (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The story of British officer T.E. Lawrence's mission to aid the Arab tribes in their revolt against the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. Lawrence becomes a flamboyant, messianic figure in the cause of Arab unity but his psychological instability threatens to undermine his achievements.

The Bridge on the River Kwai

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Director:David Lean
Written by:Pierre Boulle (Novel), Carl Foreman (Screenplay), Michael Wilson (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:The classic story of English POWs in Burma forced to build a bridge to aid the war effort of their Japanese captors. British and American intelligence officers conspire to blow up the structure, but Col. Nicholson , the commander who supervised the bridge's construction, has acquired a sense of pride in his creation and tries to foil their plans.