One of the cool features of the Internet, from a research standpoint, is the ability to do a lot of heavy duty research from the comfort of your home as opposed to hours at the library in front of a microfiche. Below is one example. Right click on the image and select new tab to go directly to a newspaper archive site where you can read the full article on TWA 841.
For anyone interested in learning more about the story I’m currently working on, you can get a very good overview from this 1980s CBS documentary. The three cockpit crewmembers and many of the actual passengers participated in the making of the film.
Not many people know that Amazon has recently branched out into original programming to include TV shows and movies. Their plan is to produce their own shows and films to then sell on their many devices.
One way they are going about this is to allow the public to choose which films and shows get made. They do this by making the scripts available online so that people can read and then vote on them.
Not wanting to pass up an opportunity, I uploaded one of my screenplays for consideration. As of this writing, the script is still within the 45 day options window. So if you get a chance please visit the link and take a look.
The script I uploaded is called Dr. Baum’s Amazing Elixir. You can read a synopsis as well as the entire script at Amazon Movie Projects Dr. Baum’s Amazing Elixir. Here’s the tagline for the script: Patent medicine from the 1900s found locked away in an antique hope chest is thought to be a modern-day miracle cure.