Waldo Salt: A Screenwriter's Journey is a 1990 American documentary film directed by Eugene Corr. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The film was screened at the 1990 Sundance Film Festival and is a part of the PBS American Masters series of documentary films.
The documentary is about the life and work of American screenwriter Waldo Salt who won two Academy Awards and was put on the Hollywood blacklist in the 1950s. The story is told through interviews with collaborators and friends such as Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jon Voight, John Schlesinger and with clips from Salt's films, chiefly Midnight Cowboy.
The Academy Film Archive houses the Waldo Salt: A Screenwriter's Journey Collection, which consists of approximately 300 items including film prints as well as film and audio production elements used to create the documentary.