The Last Picture Show (1971)

Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff

Poster: The Last Picture Show
Director: Peter Bogdanovich
Cast: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Ben Johnson, Cybill Shepherd, Cloris Leachman, Sam Bottoms and Randy Quaid

Heightened by starkly beautiful black-and-white cinematography, this somber look at small-town life in 1950s America pays homage to a bygone era of filmmaking and the naivete of youth.

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