<i>The Last Picture Show</i>. 1971. USA. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich.
  • The Last Picture Show

    1971. USA. Peter Bogdanovich. 118 min.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 1:30 p.m.

Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater), mezzanine, The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building

  • The Last Picture Show

    1971. USA. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich. Screenplay by Bogdanovich, Larry McMurtry, based on McMurtry’s novel. With Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson, Cloris Leachman, Ellen Burstyn, Eileen Brennan. Bringing along his knowledge of and passion for film history, Bogdanovich creates one of the last great ensemble films. The movie is a masterful homage to Hollywood, and particularly the Western, and an elegy for the America that was. Leachman and Johnson (a veteran of John Ford Westerns) won Oscars. 118 min.

In the Film exhibition An Auteurist History of Film

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