“Picturing Peter Bogdanovich: My Conversations with the New Hollywood Director”
We have FOUR Books to Give Away this month!
“Peter Tonguette’s interviews with Bogdanovich are fascinating. His passion for writing shines bright in this book on the great filmmaker. It’s a terrific read.”―Jeff Bridges
It’s time for our next book giveaway contest! CMH will be giving away FOUR COPIES of Picturing Peter Bogdanovich: My Conversations with the New Hollywood Director, courtesy of University Press of Kentucky, from now through Oct 31.
In order to qualify to win one of these prizes via this contest giveaway, you must complete the below entry task by Saturday, Oct 31 at 6PM EST. However, the sooner you enter, the better chance you have of winning, because we will pick a winner on four different days within the contest period, via random drawings, as listed below. So if you don’t win the first week that you enter, you will still be eligible to win during the following weeks until the contest is over.
- Oct 10: One Winner
- Oct 17: One Winner
- Oct 24: One Winner
- Oct 31: One Winner
We will announce each week’s winner on Twitter @ClassicMovieHub, the day after each winner is picked around 9PM EST — for example, we will announce our first week’s winner on Sunday Oct 11 around 9PM EST on Twitter. And, please note that you don’t have to have a Twitter account to enter; just see below for the details.
And now on to the contest!
ENTRY TASK (2-parts) to be completed by Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 at 6PM EST — BUT remember, the sooner you enter, the more chances you have to win…
1) Answer the below question via the comment section at the bottom of this blog post
2) Then TWEET (not DM) the following message*:
Just entered to win the “Picturing Peter Bogdanovich” #BookGiveaway courtesy of @KentuckyPress & @ClassicMovieHub You can #EnterToWin here: http://ow.ly/hsJT50BPgnC
What is one of your favorite Peter Bogdanovich movies and why? And if you’re not too familiar with his work, why do you want to win this book?
*If you do not have a Twitter account, you can still enter the contest by simply answering the above question via the comment section at the bottom of this blog — BUT PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU ADD THIS VERBIAGE TO YOUR ANSWER: I do not have a Twitter account, so I am posting here to enter but cannot tweet the message.
NOTE: if for any reason you encounter a problem commenting here on this blog, please feel free to tweet or DM us, or send an email to clas…@gmail.com and we will be happy to create the entry for you.
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About the Book: In 1971, Newsweek heralded The Last Picture Show as “the most impressive work by a young American director since Citizen Kane.” Indeed, few filmmakers rivaled Peter Bogdanovich’s popularity over the next decade. Riding the success of What’s Up, Doc? (1972) and Paper Moon (1973), Bogdanovich became a bona fide celebrity, making regular appearances in his own movie trailers, occasionally hosting late-night television shows, and publicly advocating for mentors John Ford and Howard Hawks. No director of his era surpassed his ability to capture an audience’s imagination. In Picturing Peter Bogdanovich: My Conversations with the New Hollywood Director, journalist and critic Peter Tonguette offers a film-by-film journey through the director’s life and work. Beginning with a string of 1970s classics, Tonguette explores well-known films such as Saint Jack (1979), They All Laughed (1981), and Noises Off (1992), as well as the director’s work on stage and television. Drawing on interviews conducted over sixteen years, Tonguette pairs his analysis with an extensive, previously unpublished series of Q&As with Bogdanovich. These exclusive interviews reveal behind-the-scenes details about the director’s life, work, and future plans. Part memoir, part biography, this book offers a uniquely intimate portrait of one of Hollywood’s most underappreciated directors.
Please note that only Continental United States (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, and the territory of Puerto Rico) entrants are eligible.
And — BlogHub members ARE eligible to win if they live within the Continental United States (as noted above).
And if you can’t wait to win the book, you can purchase the on amazon by clicking here:
–Annmarie Gatti for Classic Movie Hub