Robert Towne

Guest Appearances

July 13, 2015

On this bonus episode of The Black List Table Reads with Franklin Leonard, we hear an in depth conversation with screenwriter and living legend Robert Towne as part of the Nantucket Film Festival’s Mentor’s Brunch Series. Robert Towne’s many credits include The Yakuza, Days of Thunder, Shampoo, and Chinatown. Robert talks about the role of film and TV in the arc of history, how he came to writing for the screen, the decline in good filmmaking, and working on the final season of Mad Men.