Book SignedMcMurtry, Larry. The Last Picture Show. New York. Dial Press:1966. Tan cloth, spine lettered in red, pictorial jacket. First Edition. A fine copy of the McMurtry's novel set in a dusty, Texas town and the basis for the 1971 Peter Bogdanovich film starring Cybill Shepherd. Signed by McMurtry on the half title. Some light soiling to dust jacket; overall near fine condition.
basis for Made into the 1971 Peter Bogdanovich film starring Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges. The cast included Cybill Shepherd in her film debut. It was nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Ben Johnson and Jeff Bridges for Best Supporting Actor, and Ellen Burstyn and Cloris Leachman for Best Supporting Actress, with Johnson and Leachman winning. In 1998 the film was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by the United States Library of Congress.