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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Film-maker Alex Cox introduces a season of classic cult films. Tonight:
The Last
Picture Show starring
Timothy Bottoms Jeff Bridges
Sonny Crawford and his pal Duane Jackson are teenagers growing up in a small Texas town. They divide their times between the local girls, the pool hall and most importantly the neighbourhood cinema.
The movie palace is about to close: the last picture show signals the end of an era - a loss of innocence. This brilliant evocation of life in the early 1950s was justifiably praised as one of the most original and timely movies of its decade.
Based on novel by LARRY MCMURTRY Produced by STEPHEN J. FRIEDMAN Directed by PETER BOGDANOVlCH
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Introduces: Alex Cox
Unknown: Timothy Bottoms
Unknown: Jeff Bridges
Unknown: Sonny Crawford
Unknown: Duane Jackson
Unknown: Larry McMurtry
Unknown: Peter Bogdanovlch
Novel By: Larry McMurtry
Produced By: Stephen J. Friedman
Directed By: Peter Bogdanovlch
Sonny Crawford: Timothy Bottoms
Duane Jackson: Jeff Bridges
Jacy Farrow: Cybill Shepherd
Sam the Lion: Ben Johnson
Ruth Popper: Cloris Leachman
Lois Farrow: Ellen Burstyn
Genevieve: Eileen Brennan
Abilene: Clu Gulager
Billy: Sam Bottoms
Charlene Duggs: Sharon Taggart
Lester Marlow: Randy Quaid
Sheriff: Joe Heathcock
Coach Popper: Bill Thurman
Joe Bob Blanton: Barc Doyle

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