The Last Picture Show (1971)

The Last Picture Show (42:05)

Last Picture Show---Final Jeopardy

Final Jeopardy in 2014! The correct question is…the topic of this podcast!

New Hollywood meets Classic Hollywood in this John Ford homage. Names like Bogdanovich, Bridges, Burstyn and Bottoms are featured in our 81st T100P podcast. All of them are “one & done” after this though. Enjoy their fine work while you can. How do we feel about its ranking on the Top 100? You must know! And…Sparkplug Coffee!


Rotten Tomatoes reviews

The Last Picture Show on Wikipedia

BBS Productions credits on IMDb

Definition of “haughty”

Links to: Cybill Shepherd and Ben Johnson and Cloris Leachman and Larry McMurtry and Polly Platt

AFI’s Top 100 Lists

1971 Box Office

1971 Academy Award winners & nominees

Ben Johnson’s and Cloris Leachman’s Oscar acceptance speeches

Bogdanovich’s idols: John Ford, Orson Welles & Alfred Hitchcock

Easy Riders, Raging Bulls book on Wikipedia

Links to: It’s A Wonderful Life and MASH

YouTube links: Sam The Lion’s windy confession by the lake and Jacy & Duane’s unsuccessful first time and Ruth & Sonny re-connect at the end

Next week on the Top 100 Project: The French Connection

2 thoughts on “The Last Picture Show (1971)

  1. Well, if he had a bit part in Targets, LPS was still his first real performance. Even that is just a small part. As for that article, I didn’t watch any of the videos and didn’t read every word, but the two of them seem cracked. A lot of what he says is POSSIBLE, but doesn’t seem very likely. Too bad too. His roster of films is pretty good and pretty diverse.

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