top of page

The Jaws Log Mass Market Paperback – January 1, 1975 by Carl Gottlieb


"The Jaws Log" by Carl Gottlieb is a gripping behind-the-scenes account of the making of the iconic film "Jaws." This book delves into the challenges, triumphs, and setbacks experienced by the cast and crew during the filming of the movie, offering a fascinating glimpse into the world of filmmaking. Drawing on his experiences as a screenwriter for the film, Gottlieb provides an insider's perspective on the creative process and the evolution of the script and characters. From the famed mechanical shark to the intense weather conditions on the set, "The Jaws Log" offers a detailed and immersive look at the making of a cinematic masterpiece. This book is a must-read for fans of "Jaws" and anyone interested in the art of filmmaking.


To coincide with the 30th anniversary of the now-classic Steven Spielberg film, of one of the best "making of" books of all time.Steven Soderbergh, Bryan Singer, Rod Lurie, John Landis, Steve Martin, and Rob Reiner are among the many filmmakers who concur, more than 30 years after its first publication, that The Jaws Log by screenwriter Carl Gottlieb deserves an enduring place as a "modern classic" on filmmakers and filmmaking. The only book on how 26-year-old Steven Spielberg transformed Peter Benchley's #1 bestselling novel into the phenomenal movie it became, Gottlieb's chronicle of this extraordinary year-long adventure was first published in 1975, generating 17 printings and selling more than 2 million paperback copies. Long out of print.

The Jaws Log by Carl Gottlieb

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Dell Publishing Co., Inc.; 5th Printing edition (January 1, 1975)

    Language ‏ : ‎ English

    Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 5.6 ounces

bottom of page