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The Unmade Shazam Script by William Goldman

We cover the unmade Shazam script by William Goldman and compare it to the 2019 film. Which was better? Find out here!


0:15 Episode Introduction- Who is William Goldman?

3:20 William Goldman's Shazam Part 1

One thing to note is that the stranger who takes Billy to the train is also in the original appearance in Whiz Comics No. 2, however, it can more easily be interpreted as being the Wizard Shazam in disguise, whereas Goldman's script establishes that he and the Wizard are separate characters.

29:14 Break

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36:46 William Goldman's Shazam Part 2

50:52 Final Thoughts- William Goldman's Shazam vs Shazam 2019

Check out the previous Shazam episode here:

56:57 Closing: Fan Comments & Shoutouts

Big thanks to our research assistant Dan Yamat for providing the visuals for this YouTube experience, as well as the usual QC and chapter time codes.

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