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The Last Picture Show (1971) was a Film directed by Peter Bogdanovich and produced by Bob Rafelson, Bert Schneider, Stephen J. Friedman and Harold Schneider.

Academy Awards 1971 --- Ceremony Number 44 (source: AMPAS)

Best Supporting ActorJeff BridgesNominated
Best Supporting ActorBen JohnsonWon
Best Supporting ActressEllen BurstynNominated
Best Supporting ActressCloris LeachmanWon
Best CinematographyRobert SurteesNominated
Best DirectorPeter BogdanovichNominated
Best PictureStephen J. Friedman, ProducerNominated
Best WritingLarry McMurtry, Peter BogdanovichNominated

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The Last Picture Show (1971)

on Jun 7, 2017 From Journeys in Classic Film

Peter Bogdanovich is a director in love with cinema itself, and that’s encapsulated best in his ode to the Golden Era, 1971’s The Last Picture Show. Outside of its reminiscences towards a way of life that may never have existed outside of an Andy Hardy movie, Bogdanovich deconstructs the... Read full article

The Last Picture Show (1971)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 11, 2012 From 4 Star Films

Starring Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybil Sheppard, and Ben Johnson, with director Peter Bogdanovich, the film revolves around young people in a small Texas town during the early 1950s. Although at first glance it seems simple and?innocent, there is another side to the town, full of romantic ent... Read full article

The Last Picture Show

By Michael on Sep 29, 2011 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

The Last Picture Show (Peter Bogdanovich, 1971) Peter Bogdanovich is the kind of director that eats and breaths Cinema. His encyclopaedic knowledge of films, directors, and the whole business is as impressive as Martin Scorsese’s. Bogdanovich made his name in the early 1960’s with revi... Read full article

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